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Treats, by Natalie Smith

Writing Lives Episode 1 of 3

Writing Lives is a series of short stories by writers new to Radio 4 and based on personal experience.

In 'Treats' by Natalie Smith, a 21 year old woman is leaving home in Manchester for a new job in Southampton in the early Eighties. As the bus moves out of the city, she opens a letter that makes her re-evaluate her past.

Natalie Smith is a South-West based playwright and short story writer. This is her first commission for BBC Radio 4.

Read by Christine Bottomley

Producer: Paul Dodgson
A Pier production for BBC Radio 4.

Release date:

15 minutes

On radio

Thu 4 Jan 2018 11:00

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Role Contributor
ReaderChristine Bottomley
ProducerPaul Dodgson
WriterNatalie Smith