Scottish Shorts [Shorts]

Episodes

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01No Numbers, By Pippa Goldschmidt2015013020181022 (BBC7)

A woman considers the role of numbers in her life.

Radio 4 short stories. A showcase for new and original writing.

Radio 4 short stories. A showcase for new and original writing.

01The Mary Tree By Linda Cracknell20160131

A boy visiting his mum in hospital meets a woman with intriguing tales of a lost landmark.

Radio 4 short stories. A showcase for new and original writing.

01The Mary Tree By Linda Cracknell2016013120200402 (BBC7)

A boy visiting his mum in hospital meets a woman with intriguing tales of a lost landmark.

Radio 4 short stories. A showcase for new and original writing.

By Linda Cracknell
A boy visiting his mother in hospital meets a strange character with intriguing tales of a lost landmark.
Read by Robert Jack
Producer Eilidh McCreadie

Author Linda Cracknell has been inspired by her work as writer-in-residence at The Royal Hospital for Sick Children in Edinburgh. The hospital moves to a new location in 2017.

02Spring, By Kirstin Zhang2015020620181023 (BBC7)

A family's struggle with hardship in Imperial Japan seen through the eyes of a child.

Radio 4 short stories. A showcase for new and original writing.

03Red Bus, By Vicki Jarrett2015021320181024 (BBC7)

A woman sworn off relationships finds her resolve tested to the limit.

Radio 4 short stories. A showcase for new and original writing.

04Everyone's The Same Inside by Wayne Price20160207
04Everyone's The Same Inside By Wayne Price2016020720200407 (BBC7)

Guilt, laughter and death come to mind as a man recalls his family's long connection to a reclusive outsider.
Read by Steven McNicoll

Producer Eilidh McCreadie

Author Wayne Price was born in south Wales and has lived and worked in Scotland since 1987. He is an award-winning fiction and poetry writer and has twice been a finalist for the Manchester International Poetry Prize. He teaches at the University of Aberdeen and his debut novel, 'Mercy Seat' was published in 2015.

Laughter and death come to mind as a man recalls a family link to a reclusive outsider.

Radio 4 short stories. A showcase for new and original writing.

04Everyone's The Same Inside by Wayne Price20160207

Laughter and death come to mind as a man recalls a family link to a reclusive outsider.

Radio 4 short stories. A showcase for new and original writing.

05Still Life by Margaret Morton Kirk20160214
05Still Life By Margaret Morton Kirk2016021420200409 (BBC7)

Artist Jack lives quietly on a remote Scottish island until a chance meeting with a tourist changes everything.

Read by Melody Grove
Producer Eilidh McCreadie

Margaret Morton Kirk is a writer from Inverness. Her short stories have achieved success in a number of competitions and she is currently working on a crime novel set in her home town.

Jack lives quietly on a remote island until a meeting with a tourist changes everything.

Radio 4 short stories. A showcase for new and original writing.

05Still Life by Margaret Morton Kirk20160214

Jack lives quietly on a remote island until a meeting with a tourist changes everything.

Radio 4 short stories. A showcase for new and original writing.