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John Godber's comedy was commissioned for the Hull 1992 Festival. 25 years on, John and Jane Godber revisit the roles they played in the original stage production. Bet wins a 'Romantic Break' in Paris and drags a reluctant Al along with her as they sample life outside England for the first time.

Directed by Toby Swift

April in Paris is the third of John Godber's stage plays to come to BBC Radio 4 following September in the Rain (2011) and Happy Jack (2015). All three have been performed by Jane and John, just as the original theatre productions were. In 2015 they toured the UK together in a new play, Shafted!, for The John Godber Company, in partnership with Theatre Royal Wakefield.