Richard Lumsden, Georgia Groome and Helen Monks star in Amy Rosenthal's play, inspired by her own experience of going to university and an unusual pact she made with her dad.
by Amy Rosenthal
To complement the dramas being broadcast on the next two Fridays by her father - Jack Rosenthal's "Eskimo Day" and "Cold Enough for Snow" - this is Amy's tribute to him, inspired by an unusual pact they made when she - very reluctantly - went to university in 1993.
Produced and directed by Marion Nancarrow
This affectionate tribute from playwright Amy Rosenthal to her father - the award-winning dramatist and writer Jack Rosenthal - is part of a trilogy of dramas being broadcast on BBC Radio 4. Amy has adapted 2 of his dramas - "Eskimo Day" and "Cold Enough for Snow" - for radio and they follow on the next two Friday evenings. (All three plays will be available on BBC iPlayer for a month). His dramas look at empty nest syndrome from the parents' point of view. Her drama looks at it - but, as she describes it, from the point of view of the bird! Amy introduces her drama and talks about how her perspective on her father's dramas and stories has changed with the distance of twenty years. Jack Rosenthal died in 2004.