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For One Horrible Moment

Radio 4
1999 (six episodes)

Journalist and intermittent comedian Peter Bradshaw wrote and narrated this brilliantly overblown, mock-Gothic account of a boy’s childhood in the East Anglian fens.  The storyline involved his stern and eccentric father’s unhealthy interest in electroconvulsive therapy, the companionship of his faithful dog, Jif Mousse, and a premature sexual initiation at the hands of a mysterious girl named Susan, to whom the young hero bears an uncanny resemblance…

© JB Sumner 1999.  Created 9/2/99