Janet Davey's subtle and moving study of repressed desire and its effect on suburban lives.

Read by Julian Rhind-Tutt.


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01200711121/10.
The story begins on a snowbound evening outside Paddington station.
0220071113After his unexpected encounter, Abe heads home to the house he shares with his sister Kirsty.
0320071114The ripples spread out from the encounter at Paddington station.
Abe remains oblivious.
0420071115Vivienne Epworth is worried about her husband.
Richard reflects on a youthful affair.
0520071116Richard is struggling to forget his night with Abe, but memories of his first love Jamie come flooding back.
0720071120Vivienne Epworth has found the unusual business card with a feather on it which Abe Rivers had given to her husband.
But she remains unsure what to do about it, or how to explain Richard's strangely forgetful behaviour.
 20071119The Taxi Queue
Janet Davey's subtle and moving study of repressed desire and its effect on suburban lives.
6/10.
In early summer, the emotional consequences of the night that Richard Epworth spent with Abe Rivers in January are still affecting his suburban family routine.
Read by Julian Rhind-Tutt.
 20071121The Taxi Queue
Janet Davey's subtle and moving study of repressed desire and its effect on suburban lives.
8/10.
Gripped by fear, Vivienne has noted the phone number she found in Richard's wallet.
She is beginning to suspect that his business dinners may involve another woman.
Read by Julian Rhind-Tutt.
 20071122The Taxi Queue
Janet Davey's subtle and moving study of repressed desire and its effect on suburban lives.
9/10.
Abe confronts Kirsty with the consequences of her actions.
Richard remains oblivious of the meeting between his wife and Abe.
Read by Julian Rhind-Tutt.
 20071123The Taxi Queue
Janet Davey's subtle and moving study of repressed desire and its effect on suburban lives.
10/10.
Vivienne lies awake in a country cottage waiting for her husband to join the rest of the family.
Richard retraces his steps towards Paddington station, just as he did on the night that he met Abe Rivers in the taxi queue.
Read by Julian Rhind-Tutt.

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