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Before the End

The Apocalypse Clock Episode 1 of 2

A short story diptych written by the award-winning author Patrick Ness.

Read by Lindsay Duncan.

In an abandoned hospital, on the day the Mayans predicted would bring the apocalypse, a terminally ill man counts down the minutes and waits with his wife for the end to come.

The Mayans predicted that the world will end on 21st December 2012. These specially commissioned short stories explore the nature of endings, seen through the eyes of a woman who loses everything on the day of revelation.

Producer: Kirsteen Cameron.

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Next Monday 11:00

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