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Realm of the Census

Afternoon Reading, Census 2011 Episode 3 of 3

15 minutes
First broadcast:
Thursday 24 March 2011

Rebecca Elise reads a new story by Louise Welsh, written to mark the national census. A lonely girl takes a low-paid job, chasing census evaders, which leads to a disturbing encounter in a dark tenement.

Louise Welsh is an award-winning novelist, short story writer, playwright and journalist. Her works include novels 'The Cutting Room' and 'Naming the Bones', and stage plays 'Panic Patterns' and 'Memory Cells'. Louise Welsh is Writer in Residence at the University of Glasgow and Glasgow School of Art.


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