While We're Here [Drama]

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2018062220200729 (R4)

by Barney Norris

Twenty years earlier Eddie and Carol were lovers but then Eddie disappeared.
Now he's back in Havant. As they attempt to redefine their relationship they struggle against the tide of experience.
Can they let go of their fears and make land?

Carol ..... Tessa Peake-Jones
Eddie ..... Andrew French

Produced by Sally Avens

'While We're Here' was originally co-produced for the stage by Up In Arms, the Bush and Farnham Maltings"
'While We're Here' was called 'intimate and compassionate' (Time Out) 'a little gem of a play' (Financial Times) and the cast 'quietly snap your heart'. (Sunday Times).
The original cast reprise their roles in this radio version of the play.

Barney Norris is a highly acclaimed theatre writer: 'One of our most exciting young writers' The Times
'One of the very best writers that I've come across in quite a long time of working in the theatre' Nicholas Hytner
'Everything he writes about love, loss, grief, desolation, and moments of hope and illumination rings absolutely true' Michael Frayn
Barney is also a poet and novelist and has been long listed for The Booker Prize.

By Barney Norris. Eddie and Carol were lovers, but then Eddie disappeared. Now he's back.

Drama from BBC Radio 4

20180622by Barney Norris

Twenty years earlier Eddie and Carol were lovers but then Eddie disappeared.
Now he's back in Havant. As they attempt to redefine their relationship they struggle against the tide of experience.
Can they let go of their fears and make land?

Carol.... Tessa Peake-Jones
Eddie.... Andrew French

Produced by Sally Avens

'While We're Here' was originally co-produced for the stage by Up In Arms, the Bush and Farnham Maltings"
'While We're Here' was called 'intimate and compassionate' (Time Out) 'a little gem of a play' (Financial Times) and the cast 'quietly snap your heart'. (Sunday Times).
The original cast reprise their roles in this radio version of the play.

Barney Norris is a highly acclaimed theatre writer: 'One of our most exciting young writers' The Times
'One of the very best writers that I've come across in quite a long time of working in the theatre' Nicholas Hytner
'Everything he writes about love, loss, grief, desolation, and moments of hope and illumination rings absolutely true' Michael Frayn
Barney is also a poet and novelist and has been long listed for The Booker Prize.

By Barney Norris. Eddie and Carol were lovers, but then Eddie disappeared. Now he's back.

Drama from BBC Radio 4

2018062220200729 (R4)by Barney Norris

Twenty years earlier Eddie and Carol were lovers but then Eddie disappeared.
Now he's back in Havant. As they attempt to redefine their relationship they struggle against the tide of experience.
Can they let go of their fears and make land?

Carol.... Tessa Peake-Jones
Eddie.... Andrew French

Produced by Sally Avens

'While We're Here' was originally co-produced for the stage by Up In Arms, the Bush and Farnham Maltings"
'While We're Here' was called 'intimate and compassionate' (Time Out) 'a little gem of a play' (Financial Times) and the cast 'quietly snap your heart'. (Sunday Times).
The original cast reprise their roles in this radio version of the play.

Barney Norris is a highly acclaimed theatre writer: 'One of our most exciting young writers' The Times
'One of the very best writers that I've come across in quite a long time of working in the theatre' Nicholas Hytner
'Everything he writes about love, loss, grief, desolation, and moments of hope and illumination rings absolutely true' Michael Frayn
Barney is also a poet and novelist and has been long listed for The Booker Prize.

By Barney Norris. Eddie and Carol were lovers, but then Eddie disappeared. Now he's back.

Drama from BBC Radio 4

20180622