The Margins

The Margins

By BBC Radio 4

Drama of the Week

Friday, 2 April

by Al Smith Mandy ..... Rebecca Front Ben ..... Billy Howle Cassie ..... Cecilia Appiah Mo ..... Calvin Demba Directed by Sally Avens When Ben takes his girlfriend back home he finds his mother has taken in a childhood friend and is about to disinherit Ben in his friend’s favour, hoping her act of charity will correct past sins. But the more the group unpick her choice, the more Ben’s mother finds herself unable to disentangle herself from a web of historic power, privilege and entitlement. Al Smith is an award winning playwright. His radio series Life Lines has won every major UK audio award. He was nominated for the Charles Wintour Award for Most Promising Playwright at the 2017 Evening Standard Theatre Awards. This was originally aired on Radio 4.
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