Skylines

Episodes

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01Stonehenge20140606

The first of three specially commissioned stories which invited writers to lift their gaze to the horizon - the point where our everyday worlds intersect with the sky.

In Stonehenge the exiled Emperor Haile Selassie makes an unofficial excursion to the ancient holy place whose outline dominates the skyline of Salisbury Plain.

Reader - tbc

Written by by Maaza Mengiste

Commissioned for radio by Ellah Allfrey

Directed by Jill Waters

A The Waters Company production for BBC Radio 4.

02Theory Of Flight20140613

A series inviting writers to lift their gaze to the horizon - the point where our everyday worlds intersect with the sky.

In Suzanne Joinson's story, a senior government official makes a long distance trip, but reads a life changing letter in mid-air.

Read by: Zoe Waites

Produced and directed by Jill Waters

A Waters Company production for BBC Radio 4.

03 LASTAfrican Beauty20140620

A series inviting writers to lift their gaze to the horizon - the point where our everyday worlds intersect with the sky.

Samantha Harvey's story is set in a remote African village and explores the terror of being trapped in a tiny space, cut off from the horizon.

Read by: Olivia Darnley

Produced and directed by Jill Waters

A Waters Company production for BBC Radio 4.