New graduate Max takes a temp job while on her way to bigger things.
She considers her colleague Emma to be a victim of dull office life, but Emma's secret postcards tell a very different story.
Written by Julie Mayhew.
Emma - Liz White
Max - Claire Harry
Ian - Iain Batchelor
Directed by Jeremy Mortimer
Stopgap was recorded on location in the Radio Drama Offices in Bush House.
Liz White, who plays Emma, is best known for playing WPC Annie Cartwright in Life on Mars.
A first play for radio by actress and writer Julie Mayhew, who is a regular on the Radio 4 comedy 'Recorded for Training Purposes'.
She grew up in Peterborough, studied Journalism at Bournemouth University and trained as an actress at Drama Studio London.
She still acts, mostly for BBC Radio 4 comedy, and her previous jobs include being a radio traffic reporter and a pregnant model.
Julie lives in Berkhamsted with her husband and two young sons.
By Julie Mayhew.
While working as a temp, graduate Maxine creates some drama in the office