Short Works is a Special Interest programme.

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Short Works

Trip and Fall, by Maria Thomas. A middle-aged English lecturer fears her job is going the same way as that of many of her non-white colleagues. Fearing she's about to get the chop, she comes up with a plan to trip and fall before she's pushed. Read by Adjoa Andoh.

Genre: Special Interest

Running Time: 18 minutes (approx)

When is Short Works next on TV?

It's next showing on BBC Radio 4 FM October 30th, 3:45pm and on BBC Radio 4 FM November 1st, 12:30am. See more...

Main Cast

Adjoa Andoh
Michele Forbes
Maria Thomas
Image for Barbara FlynnBarbara Flynn
Laurel Lefkow
Image for Bill NighyBill Nighy
Image for Kevin McNallyKevin McNally
Image for Stephen ReaStephen Rea
Image for Robert GlenisterRobert Glenister
Ian McElhinney
Lolita Chakrabarti
Michael Maloney
Mark Lambert
Monica Dolan
Image for Claire SkinnerClaire Skinner
Maggie Cronin
Owen Roe
Bruce A. Young
Peter Bradshaw
Image for Indira VarmaIndira Varma