|AR||01||The Universal Story||20030505||20040405|
Roxana Pope reads this multi-layered tale about - among many other things - a woman in a second hand bookshop, a female housefly, and the successive owners of a 1974 Penguin edition of The Great Gatsby Produced by David Jackson Young
A disenchanted bookshop assistant describes some of her less savoury customers.
Read by Gerda Stevenson
|AR||03||May. Part 1||20030507||20040406|
' I tell you.
I fell in love with a tree.
I couldn't not.
It was in blossom.' Read by Emma Currie
|AR||04||May, Part 2||20030508||20040407|
'You sit beside me on the couch and you tell me you are planning to move the tree into our house.' Kirk Bage reads the concluding part of a tale of unusual romantic obsession.
|AR||05 LAST||The Shortlist Season||20030509||20040408|
Visiting a gallery, a man realises that art is bad for his health.
Read by Simon Tait