Rebecca F John - Clown's Shoes

Episodes

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20151109 (BBC7)

4 Extra Debut. In 1920s Vienna, showman Victor Dahl is developing a dangerous obsession. Ambitious debut collection read by Lloyd Hutchinson.

20151109 (BBC7)

In 1920s Vienna, showman Victor Dahl is developing a dangerous obsession.

02The Glove Maker's Numbers, Part 120151110 (BBC7)

Convinced the Devil visited her after she was traumatised by the death of her brother, Christina has been recovering in a sanatorium, and must have her photograph taken before she leaves. Read by Ruth Gemmell.

An ambitious debut collection of short stories by Rebecca F John, dipping into the shadows and spotlights of life.

Rebecca F John is from Pwll, a village on the South Wales coast, and works as a Ski Instructor. Her short story The Dog Track was broadcast on Radio 4 as part of The Time Being series in 2013, and Crow Road was broadcast in the Nights Of The Hunter series in 2015.

The Glove Maker's Numbers was shortlisted for The Sunday Times EFG Short Story Award in 2015. Rebecca won the PEN International New Voices Award for her story Moon Dog in October 2015.

Producer: Jeremy Osborne

Made for BBC Radio 4 Extra by Sweet Talk Productions.

Convinced the devil visited after her brother died, Christina is in a sanatorium.

03The Glove Maker's Numbers, Part 220151111 (BBC7)

Christina is released and returns home, but tries finding refuge from her thoughts.

Christina is released and returns home, but tries finding refuge from her thoughts in the imagery of numbers. Concluded by Ruth Gemmell.

An ambitious debut collection of short stories by Rebecca F John, dipping into the shadows and spotlights of life.

Rebecca F John is from Pwll, a village on the South Wales coast, and works as a Ski Instructor. Her short story The Dog Track was broadcast on Radio 4 as part of The Time Being series in 2013, and Crow Road was broadcast in the Nights Of The Hunter series in 2015.

The Glove Maker's Numbers was shortlisted for The Sunday Times EFG Short Story Award in 2015. Rebecca won the PEN International New Voices Award for her story Moon Dog in October 2015.

Producer: Jeremy Osborne

Made for BBC Radio 4 Extra by Sweet Talk Productions.

04Matchstick Girls20151112 (BBC7)

Warsaw, 1943: Ewa tries to protect her little sister Zofia from the cold, dangerous life on the street. Read by Ruth Gemmell.

An ambitious debut collection of short stories by Rebecca F John, dipping into the shadows and spotlights of life.

Rebecca F John is from Pwll, a village on the South Wales coast, and works as a Ski Instructor. Her short story The Dog Track was broadcast on Radio 4 as part of The Time Being series in 2013, and Crow Road was broadcast in the Nights Of The Hunter series in 2015.

The Glove Maker's Numbers was shortlisted for The Sunday Times EFG Short Story Award in 2015. Rebecca won the PEN International New Voices Award for her story Moon Dog in October 2015.

Producer: Jeremy Osborne

Made for BBC Radio 4 Extra by Sweet Talk Productions.

In Warsaw 1943, Ewa tries to protect sister Zofia from the dangerous life on the street.

05Clown's Shoes20151113 (BBC7)

In 1930s London, every night in the theatre, a young woman performs a reluctant striptease

1930s London. Every night in the theatre, a young woman performs a reluctant striptease. Read by Ruth Gemmell.

An ambitious debut collection of short stories by Rebecca F John, dipping into the shadows and spotlights of life.

Rebecca F John is from Pwll, a village on the South Wales coast, and works as a Ski Instructor. Her short story The Dog Track was broadcast on Radio 4 as part of The Time Being series in 2013, and Crow Road was broadcast in the Nights Of The Hunter series in 2015.

The Glove Maker's Numbers was shortlisted for The Sunday Times EFG Short Story Award in 2015. Rebecca won the PEN International New Voices Award for her story Moon Dog in October 2015.

Producer: Jeremy Osborne

Made for BBC Radio 4 Extra by Sweet Talk Productions.