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The Deletion

Afternoon Reading, Face It Episode 2 of 3

15 minutes
First broadcast:
Wednesday 21 September 2011

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

"It soon becomes apparent that I don't need to even see Emma White's account because she's sprawled all over my ex's page like spilt bleach. I decide my next move is self-deletion."

The Deletion, by Laura Dockrill, shows how reliant people are becoming on social networks and makes us wonder whether, after setting up an account, it's ever possible to truly quit.

Read by Laura Dockrill

Produced by Robert Howells

Laura Dockrill is a poet and illustrator from South London. A graduate of The Brit School of Performing Arts, twenty-two year old Laura was named one of the top ten literary stars of 2008 according to The Times and voted Elle's top face to look out for in 2009.


Laura Dockrill
Laura Dockrill
Robert Howells


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