The performance was part of the Tall Tales series, which selects short stories to be read by professional actors. Despite only being in its second year, the Tall Tales episodes have amassed a huge following, whilst Brum Radio itself has reached over half a million listens on MixCloud.
The Queen of Hearts is one of my favourite stories, appearing first in my Breadcrumbs collection. It tells the story of a knife-thrower and his encounter with a fair maiden in need of help. Hearing it read aloud on the radio by actor Nick Charlesworth was definitely a highlight of my writing career so far.
You can hear my story on MixCloud. Be sure to listen to some of the others too!
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