The First Person

Series of three quirky short stories by Ali Smith.

Episodes

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For some reason I've got 20070610 as a date for Writ and 20050905 for The First Person, don't know where they came from, whether they're valid or an error.

03Afternoon Reading20090219

03Afternoon Reading2009021920110206 (R4)

Series of three quirky short stories by Ali Smith.

A couple debate and fabricate possible scenarios for their life together. Read by Ali Smith.

AR01The Child2009021720110123
20130218 (BBC7)
20130219 (BBC7)
20130218 (R4)

A woman shopper finds her trolley occupied by someone else's baby.

When she tries to persuade others that the child is not hers, no one believes her and she is forced to take the peculiar child home.

Read by Jackie Morrison

A woman shopper finds her trolley occupied by someone else's baby.

A woman shopper finds someone else's baby in her trolley and is forced to take it home.

Series of three quirky short stories by Ali Smith.

A woman shopper finds her trolley occupied by someone else's baby. When she tries to persuade others that the child is not hers, no one believes her and she is forced to take the peculiar child home. Read by Jackie Morrison.

AR02Writ2009021820110130
20090218 (BBC7)
20130219 (BBC7)
20130220 (BBC7)
20130219 (R4)

A middle-aged woman returns home one day to find her 14-year-old self sitting in her lounge.

But what do you say to the person you used to be, and how much do you tell them about the future? Read by Siobhan Redmond

A middle-aged woman returns home to find her 14-year-old self sitting in her lounge.

A middle-aged woman returns home one day to find her 14-year-old self sitting in her lounge. But what do you say to the person you used to be, and how much do you tell them about the future? Read by Siobhan Redmond.

AR03 LASTThe First Person2009021920110206
20130220 (BBC7)
20130221 (BBC7)

A couple debate and fabricate possible scenarios for their life together.

Read by Ali Smith

A romanticising couple rehearse possible future scenarios for their life together.

A couple debate and fabricate possible scenarios for their life together. Read by Ali Smith.

Series of three quirky short stories by Ali Smith.