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Karen decides the easiest route is denial. Her mother's restless, her daughter's smoking weed, and her best friend needs help. The last thing Karen wants is to deal with her newly out gay husband. It's too painful.

This is writer Nicholas McInerny's autobiographical look at modern relationships.

Jack and Karen are nothing out of the ordinary. They have been happily married for years and are convinced every problem can be worked through. Until Jack decides he really is gay.

Seeking stability at all costs for themselves and for the children, they navigate the bumpy journey of finding a lover for Jack by going for the 'closed loop' arrangement. It sounds just about possible - in theory. But getting consensus all round for their 3-way partnership is far from straightforward. And Karen doesn't want to share her husband. She wants everything to stay the same.

Writer: Nicholas McInerny
Music: instrumental by Greg Wise

Producer: Melanie Harris
Sound designer: Eloise Whitmore
A Sparklab production for BBC Radio 4.

Release date:

15 minutes

Last on

Tue 13 Aug 2013 19:45


Role Contributor
KarenJulia Ford
NaomiKatriona Perrett
EllaEllie Bindman
MirandaLiza Sadovy
MalcolmToby Sawyer
JackGreg Wise
BenCon O'Neill
WriterNicholas McInerny
MusicianGreg Wise
ProducerMelanie Harris

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