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Char March - People Come Here to Cry

Razor-sharp observations and wit light up this heartening and humorous monologue - an examination of the counselling industry. In her 40s, Deborah Smith comes to an emotional watershed in her life. During the morning vacuuming, a radio chat show mentions the local Crisis Centre, Deborah girds up her loins, her stock of handkerchiefs and her thermos flask and prepares to get counselled.

Stars Sue Johnston.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in March 1999.

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45 minutes

Last on

Thu 21 Aug 2014 04:15