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Swimming Lessons

Episode 2 of 3

In a dacha beyond Moscow, an Englishwoman learns about life and love in the new Russia. Read by Jane Whittenshaw. From June 2014.

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

In the countryside beyond Moscow, during the time of perestroika, a young Englishwoman learns about life and love in the new Russia. Then late one night, her and a companion slip into a river and drift downstream.

Victoria Field is a Kent-based writer and poetry therapist. This is her first commission for BBC Radio 4.

Read by Jane Whittenshaw

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

15 minutes

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Reader Jane Whittenshaw
Producer Paul Dodgson
Writer Victoria Field

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