Jubilee [Reading]

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0120120528

Satish was at the centre of an iconic photo of a Jubilee street party taken in 1977 but thirty years on he dreads a reunion. Even though he is now a successful paediatric cardiologist and happily married with two children of his own, the events of that fateful day are seared on his memory.

'Jubilee' is Shelley Harris's first novel. It is read by Sartaj Garewal and abridged and produced by Jane Marshall Productions.

Produced by Jane Marshall

A Jane Marshall Production for BBC Radio 4.

032012053020120530 (R4)

In spite of the dangers to his health, his career and his reputation, Satish has started to self-medicate to keep his anxiety under control. And the pressure to take part in the reunion photograph to mark the 30th anniversary of the Queen's Silver Jubilee, is only adding to his distress.

'Jubilee' is written by Shelley Harris, read by Sartaj Garewal and abridged and produced by Jane Marshall Productions

Produced by Jane Marshall

A Jane Marshall Production for BBC Radio 4.

Satish has started self-medicating to keep his anxiety under control.

042012053120120531 (R4)

When Satish's wife tells his father there are plans for a reunion Silver Jubilee photograph, he is delighted that the world will see what has become of his son. But he doesn't know what happened at the street party 30 years ago, nor does he realise how badly it has affected his son.

'Jubilee' is written by Shelley Harris, read by Sartaj Garewal and abridged and produced by Jane Marshall Productions

Produced by Jane Marshall

A Jane Marshall Production for BBC Radio 4.

0520120601

At the hospital, caring for his patients, Satish usually feels in control of his life. But still haunted by his memories of the Silver Jubilee, his anxiety has begun to encroach even on this safe haven. And somebody has noticed that there are irregularities in the drug cupboard.

'Jubilee' is written by Shelley Harris, read by Sartaj Garewal and abridged and produced by Jane Marshall Productions

Produced by Jane Marshall

A Jane Marshall Production for BBC Radio 4.

0620120604

The inhabitants of Cherry Gardens appear to be working happily together to organise the perfect street party but, not far beneath the surface, tensions rage.

And 30 years later, when one of worst offenders finds herself dependant on the skill of a boy she once wronged to save the life of her child, she finds the situation too difficult to bear.

Jubilee is written by Shelley Harris, read by Sartaj Garewal and abridged and produced by Jane Marshall Productions

Produced by Jane Marshall

A Jane Marshall Production for BBC Radio 4.

072012060520120605 (R4)

After receiving threatening letters, Satish wrongly accuses Colette of blackmailing him to go to the Jubilee reunion. When he realises she isn't the culprit and not knowing who knows his secret, he decides he has no alternative but to turn up for the planned photograph.

Jubilee is written by Shelley Harris, read by Sartaj Garewal and abridged and produced by Jane Marshall Productions

Produced by Jane Marshall

A Jane Marshall Production for BBC Radio 4.

082012060620120606 (R4)

Worried by her husband's behaviour, Maya tries to get Satish to tell her what's wrong but he can't bring himself to admit the trouble he is in, even to his wife. And still the memories of the Jubilee street party in Cherry Gardens, 30 years ago, haunt his thoughts.

Jubilee is written by Shelley Harris, read by Sartaj Garewal, and abridged and produced by Jane Marshall Productions

Produced by Jane Marshall

A Jane Marshall Production for BBC Radio 4.

092012060720120607 (R4)

Haunted by his memories, Satish has upped his dose but it is dangerously affecting his work in the operating theatre.

And finally he confronts the events of the day of the street party thirty years ago.

Jubilee is written by Shelley Harris, read by Sartaj Garewal and abridged and produced by Jane Marshall Productions

Produced by Jane Marshall

A Jane Marshall Production for BBC Radio 4.

10 LAST2012060820120608 (R4)

The day of the reunion arrives and Satish returns to Cherry Gardens. The bunting and the celebratory table look just the same and, although the children have all grown up, he sees that many of their preoccupations are just the same. Nevertheless he lays the ghost of the day that has haunted him for half a lifetime.

Jubilee is written by Shelley Harris, read by Sartaj Garewal, and abridged and produced by Jane Marshall Productions.

Produced by Jane Marshall

A Jane Marshall Production for BBC Radio 4.