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By Katy Darby. Matthew Hathersedge's first attempt at drowning was an embarrassing failure. This time - after some very bad reviews for his poetry - he is determined to succeed.

A pair of historical tales set in the heart of the capital.

On Apollonian Shores
London in the 1830s. Matthew Hathersedge first attempt to drown himself was an embarrassing failure. This time - following some very, very bad reviews for his latest volume of poetry - he is determined to leave nothing to chance.

Katy Darby studied English Literature at Somerville College, Oxford and took her MA in Creative Writing at the University of East Anglia, where she won the David Higham Award. Her first novel, 'The Unpierced Heart' was published in 2012. She teaches creative writing at City University and co-runs the monthly live fiction event Liars' League. 'Cries Of London' are her first stories for BBC Radio 4. Katy lives in London.

Reader: David Bamber
Producer: Jeremy Osborne
A Sweet Talk Production for BBC Radio 4.

15 minutes

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Fri 5 May 2017 21:00

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Writer Katy Darby
Reader David Bamber
Producer Jeremy Osborne