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Pretty Vacant

When a major financial donor approaches a housing charity offering them a block of new apartments for free, they’re welcomed with open arms. But then alarm bells start to ring.

When a major financial donor approaches a Manchester housing charity for the homeless offering them a block of new apartments for the use of those most in need, the organisers think there is a god after all. Using the charity’s fast track access to planning permissions, money is lavished on refurbishing a raft of luxury apartments – a clear statement that even the poor deserve a decent place to live.

But it’s only when a local journalist raises the question as to where the benefactor’s money is coming from that alarm bells start to ring.

Cast
Nora: Jane Slavin
Frankie: Tim McInnerny
Leyla: Genevieve Gaunt
Phil: John Hopkins
Yolanda: Alex Constantinidi
Kev: Will Howard

Written by Hugh Costello

Director: Eoin O’Callaghan

A Big Fish Radio production for BBC Radio 4

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44 minutes

Last on

Sat 28 May 2022 14:45

Broadcasts

  • Mon 25 Apr 2022 14:15
  • Sat 28 May 2022 14:45

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