Departures

Five stories on the theme of departure.

Episodes

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200507171/5. Swans

By Janet Frame, read by Sarah Kants.

The first story about departure comes from New Zealand's first lady of literature. It describes a child's experience of a trip to the seaside for an almost perfect day. Then News.

1/5. Swans

By Janet Frame, read by Sarah Kants.

The first story about departure comes from New Zealand's first lady of literature. It describes a child's experience of a trip to the seaside for an almost perfect day.

20050724Stories on the theme of departure.

By Matthew Kneale.

A group of friends reunite to send off Robbo, who is joining the army. Read by Paul Ritter. Then News.

Stories on the theme of departure.

By Matthew Kneale.

A group of friends reunite to send off Robbo, who is joining the army. Read by Paul Ritter.

20050731Stories on the theme of departure.

3/5. The Blue Lighthouse

By Matthew Sweeney.

A man moves to a remote lighthouse in Ireland to escape a broken relationship.

Read by Gerard Murphy.

Stories on the theme of departure.

3/5. The Blue Lighthouse

By Matthew Sweeney.

A man moves to a remote lighthouse in Ireland to escape a broken relationship.

Read by Gerard Murphy.

Then News.

20050807Stories on the theme of departure.

4/5. Princess Seraphina and the Cyberlords

By Laura Wilson.

A ravaged actor from a cult sci-fi series attends his final convention.

Read by Leslie Phillips.

Stories on the theme of departure.

4/5. Princess Seraphina and the Cyberlords

By Laura Wilson.

A ravaged actor from a cult sci-fi series attends his final convention.

Read by Leslie Phillips.

Then News.

200508145/5. The Bath, by Janet Frame. A woman's world narrows as she experiences old age. Written by New Zealand's first lady of literature who died in 2004. Read by Marcia Warren. Then News.

5/5. The Bath, by Janet Frame. A woman's world narrows as she experiences old age. Written by New Zealand's first lady of literature who died in 2004. Read by Marcia Warren.

AR01Swans2004031520050717by Janet Frame.

New Zealand's first lady of literature describes a child's experience of a trip to the seaside.

AR02Gnomes2004031620050724A group of friends reunite to send off Robbo, who is joining the army.
  • by matthew kneale

  • read by paul ritter

  • AR03The Blue Lighthouse2004031720050731By Matthew Sweeney.

    A man moves to a remote lighthouse in Ireland to escape a broken relationship.

    Read by Gerard Murphy.

    AR04Princess Seraphina And The Cyberlords2004031820050807By Laura Wilson.

    A ravaged actor from a cult sci-fi series attends his final convention.

    Read by Leslie Phillips.

    AR05 LASTThe Bath2004031920050814by Janet Frame.

    A woman's world narrows as she experiences old age.

    Written by New Zealand's first lady of literature who died in 2004.

    Read by Marcia Warren.