Platform 3

Three specially commissioned stories that take railway stations as their starting point.

The Homecoming

After many years in New York, Gregory returns to Russia to visit his mother. He has a plane to catch – but waiting for the Moscow train is full of surprises.

Writer: Olga Grushin
Reader: Alan Cox

A Good Impression

Ali brings his fiancée Sophie from Glasgow to the Highlands to see his family. Both are anxious about how this first meeting will go – and not without reason.

Writer: Morven Crumlish
Reader: Siobhan Redmond

Union Station

After a visit to his cousin in the Mid-West a man sets off for Union Station – which has all the glamour and verve of the American railroad. But can he find it?

Writer: Gerard Woodward
Reader: Patrick Kennedy

First Broadcast:

Tuesday - Thursday, 20th-22nd July 2010 at 15:30 on BBC Radio 4

Production Credits:

Broadcast Assistant: Sarah Tombling
Sound Engineer: David Thomas & Jon Calver
Producer: Jeremy Osborne
Executive Producer: Karen Rose
Music: Love In Vain Blues by Peter Green

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