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Episode 4

By Shelagh Stephenson

Maddie's decision to identify her rapist her divides her friends.

One Friday night Madeleine leaves the pub and walks home along the seafront in the company of Danny, a boy of her own age, whom she's known for few months, through other friends. On the way and seemingly out of the blue, he jumps on her. At first she thinks it's a bad joke, but in fact he rapes her. We know it happens, because we're with her at the time.

It sets in motion a whole chain of events which question our attitudes towards rape, sexuality and sexual assault.

Cast:
Maddy Cook ..... Jasmine Hyde
Meg Harper ..... Haydn Gwynne
Nick ..... Leon Ockenden
Helen ..... Jeany Spark
Louise ..... Michele Tate
Jamie ..... Mark Quartley
Paula ..... Margot Leicester
Mike ..... Michael Elwyn
Ned ..... Jonathan Sayer

Director: Eoin O'Callaghan
A Big Fish Production for BBC Radio 4.

Release date:

15 minutes

Last on

Thu 10 May 2012 10:45

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