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01My Father's Photo Album2009110320091103 (R7)
20110605
20140112 (R4+)
20140113 (R4+)
Series of evocative new stories set in the Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg.
By Abdelkader Benali.
When a Dutch-Moroccan man learns that his mother is ill, he is compelled to make a long-overdue visit to his parents' house in Rotterdam.
The visit proves to be the start of a journey through his dreams, childhood and family history.
Read by Khalid Abdalla.
Translated by David McKay.
A Dutch-Moroccan man makes a long-overdue visit to his parents' home
When the Dutch-Moroccan character at the centre of Abdelkader Benali's short story learns that his mother is ill, he's compelled to make a long-overdue visit to his parents' house in Rotterdam.
The visit proves to be the start of a journey through his childhood, family history and sense of himself.
Abridged and produced by Emma Harding.
By Abdelkader Benali. A Dutch-Moroccan man makes a long-overdue visit to his ill mother.
When the Dutch-Moroccan character at the centre of Abdelkader Benali's short story learns that his mother is ill, he's compelled to make a long-overdue visit to his parents' house in Rotterdam. The visit proves to be the start of a journey through his childhood, family history and sense of himself.
02The Fortress At Bruges2009110420091104 (R7)
20110612
20140119 (R4+)
20140120 (R4+)
Series of evocative new stories set in the Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg.
By Gregory Norminton, set in the not-so-distant future in 'what remains of Belgium'.
Following floods caused by global warming, most of the Low Countries are now under the sea, but the medieval city of Bruges has survived due to a feat of engineering called The Fortress.
The solidarity of two old friends - a Walloon historian and a Fleming engineer - is tested by the arrival on the scene of Jean's new girlfriend, Magdalena.
Read by Stephen Campbell Moore.
By Gregory Norminton.
The solidarity of two old friends is tested by one's new girlfriend.
Set in the not-so-distant future in 'what remains of Belgium'.
Following the floods of global warming, most of the Low Countries are now under the sea, but the medieval city of Bruges has survived due to a feat of engineering called 'The Fortress'.
Produced by Emma Harding.
By Gregory Norminton. After global warming floods, the city of Bruges has survived.
Set in the not-so-distant future in 'what remains of Belgium'. Following the floods of global warming, most of the Low Countries are now under the sea, but the medieval city of Bruges has survived due to a feat of engineering called 'The Fortress'. The solidarity of two old friends - a Walloon historian and a Fleming engineer - is tested by the arrival on the scene of Jean's new girlfriend, Magdalena. Read by Stephen Campbell Moore 
03 LASTIn Landlocked Frontiers2009110520091105 (R7)
20110619
20140126 (R4+)
20140127 (R4+)
Series of evocative new stories set in the Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg.
By Georges Hausemer.
A nostalgic story about a childhood lived alongside the Luxembourgeois railway with a father who worked as a pointsman.
Translated by Michael Hoffman, read by Michael Pennington.
A story about a childhood lived alongside the Luxembourgeois railway.
Georges Hausemer is one of Luxembourg's most prolific writers, having published more than a dozen novels, short stories and poetry collections.
Read by Michael Pennington
Translated by Michael Hoffman
Produced by Emma Harding.
By Georges Hausemer. A story about a childhood lived alongside the Luxembourgeois railway.

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  • 15 Minutes

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  • Genre: Drama, Readings

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