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Nikesh Patel reads Ben Halls' new story for BBC Radio 4. A young man is on the graveyard shift in his dad's convenience store - a shift in which the unexpected tends to happen...

Nikesh Patel reads Ben Hall's original story for BBC Radio 4.

It is late at night, and a young man is doing the graveyard shift in his father's convenience store. He doesn't mind working nights, but customers can often be unpredictable...

Writer: Ben Halls is the author of the acclaimed debut collection, The Quarry, based on a fictional working-class West London estate.
Reader: Nikesh Patel
Producer: Justine Willett

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14 minutes