Julia Darling - The Waiting Room




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The writer Julia Darling began a web diary in 2002 to chart her journey through breast cancer.

Poignant, honest, funny - filled with everyday life looking after teenagers, staying in hotels living in Newcastle - the diary also charts the ups and downs of being ill, until her death 3 years later.

With poems set to music and performed by Tim Dalling, Pete Challower and Charlie Harwick.

And contributions from Bev Robinson.

Producer: Sue Roberts.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in January 2007.

Drama adapted from the late Julia Darling's diary, charting her life with breast cancer.