By Elizabeth Berridge.
Linda worries about her mother's shoplifting tendencies and about her new male friend.
But sixty-five year old Dora is too busy learning her lines as a star-crossed lover in an oldie production of Romeo and Juliet to pay her daughter much attention.
Read by Rosemary Leach.
About the Author: Elizabeth Berridge published her first short story in 1941 and has published nine novels, Across the Common winning the Yorkshire Post Award for Best Novel of the Year in 1964.
She reviewed fiction for the Daily Telegraph for twenty-five years, and her last novel, Touch and Go, was adapted as a play by BBC Radio 4.
She lives in West London.
Dora prepares to play the lead in an oldie production of Romeo and Juliet.