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Short Cuts, Series 5 Episode 3 of 6

28 minutes
First broadcast:
Tuesday 15 April 2014

Josie Long presents a series of mini-documentaries exploring the idea of being in limbo.

From the story of a journalist impersonating a journalist in an Afghan village based in Canada to the music of answer machine messages, Josie examines what happens when we are neither here nor there.

Feat. Jurate Jurkeviciene
Produced by Sara Parker

The Village
Feat. Chris Bowman
Produced by Sophie Black

The Gallery
Feat. Fernando Maquieira
Produced by Sarah Cuddon

From 'Portraits in Absentia'
Composed and Performed by Jocelyn Pook

Nine Months
Feat. Jane Dolby
Produced by Hana Walker-Brown

Series Producer: Eleanor McDowall
A Falling Tree Production for BBC Radio 4.


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