Laura Barnett’s short story, “Survivors”, broadcast on Radio 4

Laura Barnett’s short story, “Survivors” – specially commissioned by the BBC – was read by Tamsin Greig and broadcast on BBC Radio 4.

Barnett’s festive tale is centred on “blended families”, the pull of familial ties and the difficulty of ignoring the past.

“Survivors” originally aired on Friday 16 December, at 15:45. For more information, please visit the Radio 4 website; and to read the full text of “Survivors”, visit