Hannah Vincent - The Poison Frog


2016070820200919 (R4)Written by Hannah Vincent. A curious tale featuring a mother, a daughter and an amphibian. The swelling on Vicky's mother's neck creates unforeseen family tensions.

Hannah Vincent lives in Brighton. She began her writing life as a playwright and her first radio play, Come to Grief, was a re-working of one of her stage plays. It won the BBC 2015 Audio Award for Best Adaptation. Hannah's first novel is Alarm Girl. She is currently writing a second novel and carrying out doctoral research in creative and critical writing at the University of Sussex. She teaches Creative Writing for the Open University and will become a Royal Literary Fund fellow in September.

Writer: Hannah Vincent
Reader: Sinead Matthews
Producer: Jeremy Osborne

A Sweet Talk production for BBC Radio 4

By Hannah Vincent. The story of a mother, a daughter and an amphibian.