The Interview

Quirky tales inspired by probable and improbable interviews.

Episodes

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01The Nut House2006100220121203 (BBC7)
20121204 (BBC7)
20130902 (BBC7)
20130903 (BBC7)
20150525 (BBC7)

A gunman walks into a vegetarian restaurant in Edinburgh.

A gunman walks into a vegetarian restaurant in Edinburgh. Short story written and read by comedian Ian MacPherson.

A gunman walks into a vegetarian restaurant in Edinburgh.

Short story written and read by comedian Ian MacPherson.

written and read by Ian Macpherson.

A curious encounter between a restaurant owner and a gunman.

02The Last Comeback2006100320121204 (BBC7)
20121205 (BBC7)
20130903 (BBC7)
20130904 (BBC7)
20150526 (BBC7)

An aging diva is about to be interviewed by her occasional lover. But he's indisposed.

An aging diva is about to be interviewed by her occasional lover. But he's indisposed. Short story read by Joanna Tope.

Short story read by Joanna Tope.

An ageing diva is about to be interviewed by her occasional lover. But he's indisposed.

An ageing diva is about to be interviewed by her occasional lover. But he's indisposed. Short story read by Joanna Tope.

By Siân Preece, read by Joanna Tope.

An ageing diva returns to her hometown, where she expects to be interviewed by a local journalist who happens to be her first love.

03Scissors, Paper, Stone2006100420121205 (BBC7)
20121206 (BBC7)
20130904 (BBC7)
20130905 (BBC7)
20150527 (BBC7)

A man with a passion for stones falls foul of a ruthless authority.

A man with a passion for stones falls foul of a ruthless authority. Short story read by Vicki Liddelle.

Read by Vicki Liddelle

Scissors, Paper, Stone:

Short story read by Vicki Liddelle.

A man with a passion for stones falls foul of a ruthless authority. Read by Vicki Liddelle

Scissors, Paper, Stone: A man with a passion for stones falls foul of a ruthless authority. Short story read by Vicki Liddelle. Episode 3 of 5.

By Shiromi Pinto, read by Vicki Liddelle.

A man's journey to a job interview takes him to a dark and troubling place.

04Sing For Your Supper2006100520121206 (BBC7)
20121207 (BBC7)
20130905 (BBC7)
20130906 (BBC7)
20150528 (BBC7)

For a wee while, housewife Shona thought she had won the lottery. Then reality kicked in.

For a wee while, housewife Shona thought she had won the lottery. But then reality kicked in. Short story read by Una McLean.

For a wee while, housewife Shona thought she'd won the lottery. But then reality kicked in. Short story read by Una McLean.

Housewife Shona thought she'd won the lottery. But then reality kicked in.

For a wee while, housewife Shona thought she'd won the lottery. But then reality kicked in.

Short story read by Una McLean.

A housewife dreams of escaping her daily toil when she thinks she has won the lottery.

A housewife dreams of escaping her daily toil when she thinks she has won the lottery. Read by Una McLean.

By Nick Brooks, read by Una Mclean.

A housewife dreams of escaping her daily toil when she thinks she's won the lottery.

05 LASTThe Good Shepherd2006100620121207 (BBC7)
20121208 (BBC7)
20130906 (BBC7)
20130907 (BBC7)

Is a new member of the congregation the answer to a cash-strapped pastor's prayers?

Is a new member of the congregation the answer to a cash-strapped pastor's prayers? Short story read by James Fleet.

Short story read by James Fleet.

By Laura Marney, read by James Fleet.

When a church is threatened with closure, the pastor sets out on a recruitment drive and meets the most unlikely would-be parishioner.