by Nick McCarty for BBC Radio 4 starring Sally Hawkins
A man and a younger woman embark on an affair with a difference in which they promise each other will not end in love, until they discover that life cannot be so simply constructed.
Drama | 2 June 2005 | 44 minutes
Liz, who has had an unhappy affair with a married man, meets a solo classical musician, Paul, in the foyer of a concert hall after she has been performing. He invites her to audition for a new quartet. He finds her attractive but to prevent any commitment he invents a story that he is married. At the same time she also says she is married.
Liz – SALLY HAWKINS
Paul – EWAN STEWART
Alan – SEAN CHAPMAN
Mary – CLAIRE COX
Studio Manager & Editor – MARK SMITH
Director – JOHN BURGESS
Executive Producer – EDWARD CROZIER
Producer – NICHOLAS NEWTON
A Promenade production for BBC Radio 4