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Afternoon Reading, Face It Episode 1 of 3

15 minutes
First broadcast:
Tuesday 20 September 2011

The first of three short story commissions on the theme of social networking.

Together by Naomi Alderman walks the line between science fiction and our own near future, in a love story involving eight loosely-networked friends.

Read by Dan Stevens

Produced by Robert Howells

Naomi Alderman won the Orange New Writers Award for her first novel Disobedience and has subsequently been named as the Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year. She has published prize-winning short fiction in Prospect, Woman and Home, the Sunday Express and a number of anthologies and in 2009 was shortlisted for the BBC National Short Story Award. From 2004 to 2007 Naomi was lead writer on the BAFTA-shortlisted alternative reality game Perplex City.


Naomi Alderman
Dan Stevens
Robert Howells


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