The Man In The Lift

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A man has been contracted to repair the lift in a residential tower block. But trapped in a confined space and suspended in time, a lift can become a place of transformation.

A humorous and unsettling story about social fragmentation and the powerful influence of popular culture and new technology.

A first play for radio by Tom Connolly.

Tom has shot commercials and corporates across the globe. He is also the producer and director of award winning short films for the BBC and Channel 4, including the critically acclaimed "Dogfight". His debut novel "The Spider Truces" was shortlisted for the Writers' Guild of Great Britain Award and the Desmond Elliott Prize - the Financial Times called it one of the top five debut novels of the year.

Producer/Director: Karen Rose

A Sweet Talk production for BBC Radio 4.