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Episode 3

A starkly minimalist flat drives a writer to the edge in Will Wiles' darkly comic tale.

'Thanks so much for this; you're a real friend for helping me out. I don't feel comfortable leaving the flat for so long, not with the cats... You'll like it, it's a nice flat.'

When an unnamed writer finds himself entrusted with looking after a disturbingly perfect minimalist apartment for his friend, Oskar, he looks forward to a chance to write, relax and recuperate. But all too soon, and all too inevitably, things begin to go wrong. The flat is owned by his old university friend, Oskar, an avant-garde composer, best known for his piece, 'Variations on Tram Timetables' , who turns out to be quite the perfectionist...

Today: the minimalist apartment fails to inspire work, while the intrusion of an inexplicably angry cleaner does nothing to improve the situation.

Reader: Bertie Carvel
Abridger: Sally Marmion
Producer: Justine Willett.

15 minutes

Last on

Wed 1 Feb 2012 22:45

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