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Fewer Not Less

45 minutes
First broadcast:
Friday 01 March 2013

By Sarah Buckley.

John, a compulsive traveller, is in Japan for the weekend to see a famous fire festival in Kyoto. It's the last item on his list of "50 Things To Do Before You Die" but he hasn't counted on meeting Sachiko.

Director: David Hunter.

  • Adrian Scarborough and Meg Kubota in studio

    Adrian and Meg in studio
    Recording the washing up scene.


Adrian Scarborough
Haruka Kuroda
Nicholas Murchie
Young John
Will Howard
Lizzy Watts



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