By Beryl Bainbridge.
Set in 1970.
On the day of the factory outing, the van that Freda has booked fails to turn up.
Things rapidly go from bad to worse.
Beryl Bainbridge's story, adapted by Jane Rogers, set in 1970.
By Beryl Bainbridge, Adapted for radio by Jane Rogers.
Two Northerners, Freda and Brenda share a bedsit in London and work in the local bottle factory, run by a family of Italians.
On the day of the annual factory outing, the van Freda's booked fails to turn up and things rapidly go from bad to worse.
Maria/Mrs Haddon....Flaminia Cinque
Directed by Susan Roberts