A series of short stories written by new writers to radio. Each writer has taken the 8.51 to Brighton and given the journey their own twist, introducing us to characters whose lives have changed by taking that particular train.
Episode 3 of 3: Housekeeping by Vanessa Gebbie
Everyone is a stranger on a train. But none more strange than the heroine in Vanessa Gebbie's wonderfully unnerving tale Housekeeping. Who is this woman and why is she following this man? Surely it's a strange way for a housekeeper to behave?
Read by Lesley Sharp.
Recorded in front of an audience at The Old Courtroom as part of 2012's Brighton Festival.
The stories are introduced by Lynne Truss.
Director: Celia De Wolff
A Pier production for BBC Radio 4.
By Vanessa Gebbie. Why is the strange woman in this unnerving tale following a man?