|AR||01||A Short Walk On The Cutting Edge||20051010||20070408|
Stories by contemporary writers, performed live at Durham Literary Festival.
Written and read by Alan Plater.
A comic and partially true account of the author's attempt to go out and find a story where something actually happens.
|AR||02||Mind The Gap||20051011||20070415|
Written by Pat Barker.
Read by Ace Bhatt.
The award winning novelist's story explores a young British Muslim boy's experience of travelling from Yorkshire to London to watch the cricket with his father.
The boy's excitement turns to fear as he gets caught up in the enormous mass of people travelling on the Underground.
By Julia Darling.
Read by Madeleine Moffatt.
A comic and poignant tale about Amy Steel - a tough, elderly woman from the North East, who doesn't suffer fools gladly and has lived in the same street all her life.
When a strange looking official comes knocking on her door she's not impressed with his news.
Written and read by Sean O'brien
One man's connection to a novel he's never read takes him back to a lost love affair by the sea and forward to his current relationship.
|AR||05 LAST||The Great Big Book Exchange||20051014||20070513|
Written and read by Paul Magrs
Enchanting story about a woman and her grandson's obsession with reading novels.
The woman begins to exchange books via a book shop and begins to develop a unique relationship with the owner.