Five readings taken from Polly Samson's short story collection Perfect Lives, interlinked by themes of imperfection, compromise and the joy of accepting life as it is.
5: Remote Control, read by Rosie Cavaliero
Upstairs, two lovely little boys tucked up in bed; downstairs, a man and his television versus a woman and her cat.
Abridged and produced by Christine Hall.
Upstairs, two boys asleep in bed; downstairs, a man and his TV versus a woman and her cat.