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Charlotte's Story

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Indira Varma kicks of Jon McGregor's new short story series. Today: after a family walk in the Peak District takes a tragic turn, a reporter pieces together the mother's story.

The story of a disappearance - told backwards.

Indira Varma kicks of Jon McGregor's 15-part specially commissioned short story series set in a Peak District village. Today: the community is rocked when a family walk on the moors takes a tragic turn. Now a reporter pieces together the mother's account of what happened...

The fifteen stories of The Reservoir Tapes each stand alone but together build a compelling portrait of a village shaken by tragedy, as they explore events that precede and follow the disappearance the teenage Becky Shaw on a family holiday. A companion to Jon McGregor's critically acclaimed Man Booker long-listed novel Reservoir 13, these stories and their different perspectives offer tantalizing glimpses as to might have happened to the young Becky.

Writer: Jon McGregor is an acclaimed British novelist who has been longlisted for the Man Booker Prize three times. His third novel, Even the Dogs, won the International Dublin Literary Award
Reader: Indira Varma is an acclaimed British actor, known for her roles in Luther and Game of Thrones.
Producer: Justine Willett.

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Sun 1 Oct 2017 19:45

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