Free Gift [Israel Horovitz]

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2001091720190905 (BBC7)

An Englishwoman in New York was presented with the most wonderful free gift when a child was left on her doorstep.

After a legal struggle to adopt the African-American child and then raising him, she lives in fear that he might be taken away.

Sony Award-winning playwright Israel Horovitz's touching drama

Roselle …. Maureen Lipman
Heather …. Sophie Okonedo
Max …. Daniel Anthony

Pianist: Leon Michener

Director: Ned Chaillet

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in September 2001.

An Englishwoman in New York fears for the child that was left on her doorstep.