Budapest to London
In the final part of David Szalay's short story series, a daughter returns to London, where her father is about to get some life-changing news.
Twelve flights. Twelve travellers. Twelve stories.
In David Szalay's masterful short story series, twelve travellers circumnavigate the globe en route to see lovers, children, parents, brothers and sisters, or nobody at all. From London to Madrid, Dakar to Sao Paolo, Seattle to Hong Kong, and beyond, these are stories of lives in turmoil, each in some way touching the next.
Today: a daughter flies back to London, where her father is about to receive some life-or-death news....
Writer: David Szalay
Reader: Ellie Kendrick - Ellie Kendrick is known for her role as Anne Frank in the 2009 BBC TV series, and for her role as Meera Reed in the HBO series Game of Thrones.
Producer: Justine Willett
Original Music: Kirsten Morrison