Description
An eclectic mix of writers explores one of the most important human emotions.
Ten short plays; encompassing romance, heartbreak and some adult themes; each one is a very different perspective on love.
David uses 'the machine' to revisit his old memories - he wants to pinpoint the exact moment he fell in love.
But when it malfunctions, it catapults us into the stories of a variety of people, all of whom are attempting to make sense of love.
Lesson 1: You never know when you're going to fall in love
By Nick Warburton
David...
Sean Baker
Young David...
Nyasha Hatendi
Young Eleanor...
Alex Tregear
Lesson 2: More often than not, your dream date will be a nightmare
By Bola Agbaje
Laide...
Zawe Ashton
Femi...
Femi Oyeniran
Lesson 3: Beware of skeletons in the closet
Written and performed by Josie Long
Lesson 4: Remain interested; don't yawn at least
By Tim Key
Derek Monet...
Tim Key
Marie...
Waiter...
Stuart McLoughlin
Lesson 5: When your heart freezes it's time to leave the building
By Rebecca Lenkiewicz
Jeanie...
Sally Orrock
Ken...
Daniel Rabin
Lesson 6: Love is fickle
Lesson 7: Being alone doesn't have to mean being lonely
By Nick Payne
Jim...
Sarah...
Lesson 8: Love's worth fighting for
The real-life story of Dane and Lenka
Produced by Rich Ward
Lesson 9: Love can't be pinned down
Lesson 10: Ignore all previous lessons
Eleanor...
Jane Whittenshaw
Clive...
Directed by James Robinson.
Ten short plays about love.
Writers include Rebecca Lenkiewicz, Tim Key & Josie Long.
An eclectic mix of writers explores one of the most important human emotions. Ten short plays; encompassing romance, heart break and some adult themes; each one is a very different perspective on love.
David uses 'the machine' to revisit his old memories - he wants to pinpoint the exact moment he fell in love. But when it malfunctions, it catapults us into the stories of a variety people, all of whom are attempting to make sense of love.
David... Sean Baker
Young David... Nyasha Hatendi
Young Eleanor... Alex Tregear
Laide... Zawe Ashton
Femi... Femi Oyeniran
Derek Monet... Tim Key
Marie... Alex Tregear
Waiter... Stuart Mcloughlin
Jeanie... Sally Orrock
Ken... Daniel Rabin
Jim... Stuart Mcloughlin
Sarah... Alex Tregear
Eleanor... Jane Whittenshaw
Clive... Stuart Mcloughlin
Ten short plays about love. Writers include Rebecca Lenkiewicz, Tim Key and Josie Long 

Duration

  • 45 Minutes

Genre

  • Drama

Series

Broadcast Details

  • First broadcast 20110425 (Radio 4)
  • First repeated 20131120 (Radio 4)

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