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The Time Being, Series 6 Episode 1 of 3

The latest season of The Time Being brings another showcase for new voices, none of whom have been previously broadcast. Previous series have brought new talent to a wider audience and provided a stepping stone for writers who have since gone on to enjoy further success both on radio and in print, such as Tania Hershman, Heidi Amsinck, Sally Hinchcliffe and Joe Dunthorne.

Marathon by Claire Powell

An extra-marital affair - long-nourished by alcohol - starts going badly wrong when the man starts to get fit: training for a half-marathon with his son.

Claire Powell was born and brought up in south-east London. She graduated from UEA's Creative Writing (Prose) MA in 2012, where she received the year's highest mark for a dissertation, and was awarded the Malcolm Bradbury Memorial Bursary and Malcolm Bradbury Continuation Grant. She has just signed up for her first half-marathon.

A Sweet Talk production for BBC Radio 4.

15 minutes

Last on

Sun 21 Sep 2014 00:30

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Role Contributor
ReaderLorraine Pilkington
ProducerJeremy Osborne
WriterClaire Powell
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