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The Lamp - Radio 4 Afternoon Play
07 December 2011
‘The Lamp’ will be broadcast on BBC Radio Four at 2.15pm on Wednesday 14th December, find it here. It is set and recorded on location at the Library of Innerpeffray in rural Perthshire (Scotland’s first free public lending library).
An unlikely friendship develops between a Kenyan visitor with both a passion for books and a terrible fear for his country, and a widow from a farm on the other side of the river with a book to return. Their meeting broadens horizons for both of them, and confirms the healing power of books.
It can be listened to on i-player for 7 days after broadcast but as it has been selected as play of the week it can also be downloaded as a podcast from here for seven days from Friday 16th.