About The Mountain By Frances Leviston


2016061020200310 (BBC7)A snowboarding instructor counts the boys in her charge as dusk falls on the slopes.

The snow is falling and it's the end of the day on the mountain. A young snow-boarding instructor does a head count of her charges - a group of schoolboys. One has been left behind and she sets off to find him.

Award-winning poet Frances Leviston's (Public Dream, Disinformation) first short story was shortlisted for the BBC National Short Story Award.

Written by Frances Leviston
Commissioned and produced for the BBC by Jill Waters
Read by Emily Beecham
A Waters Company production for BBC Radio 4