As her gap year in Ghana ends, Heather is having second thoughts about going to Oxford.
A drama about an Edinburgh family breaking up during their daughter's gap year
by Colin Douglas.
Heather's left school with flying colours.
She's off to Ghana for a gap year and then to Oxford.
Her brother Fraser is going into second year at Cambridge studying medicine.
But just before Heather leaves home her parents, James, a surgeon, and Pippa, a professor of economics have some shocking news - they're splitting up.
Suddenly everything's changing for Heather.
As her gap year in Ghana ends, Heather is having second thoughts about going to Oxford, but how can she tell her parents?
Directed by David Ian Neville
Colin Douglas is an award-winning radio & TV writer and novelist with a distinctive voice.
His plays for Radio 4 have included: The Life Class; Dress Up And Sing; Moving On & Taking The Waters (all written with Harry Quinn); and Better To Break Your Neck; Today We'll Finish Keats; Smart Boy Wanted; and the series, Safe In Our Hands.
He's the author of nine novels including, The Houseman's Tale which he also dramatised as a series for BBC TV.