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Anyone listening to the afternoon play "Black Roses- The Killing of Sophie Lancaster"?

(11 Posts)
northender Wed 24-Aug-11 14:33:01

I usually switch off after The Archers but this is beautiful and so poignant.

PandaG Wed 24-Aug-11 14:36:49

yes, I 've got it on in the background. Often enjoy the afternoon play.

northender Wed 24-Aug-11 14:42:15

Shocking sad. This happened fairly local to us so there was loads of coverage at the time. I'd never heard so much about her background before.

northender Wed 24-Aug-11 15:00:25

Did you hear the last 5 minutes PandaG? It had tears rolling down my face, the bit of poetry talking about what her Mum did for her.

joben Wed 24-Aug-11 15:01:59

Heard this when it was first broadcast, very moving and made me so angry with the perpetrators (and their parents). Simon Armitages poetry was brilliant

PandaG Wed 24-Aug-11 15:03:55

yes I did hear it. Really well written. Very, very sad.

ProfYaffle Wed 24-Aug-11 15:04:41

I've just been listening too. Heartbreaking.

PandaG Wed 24-Aug-11 15:05:13

and brave mother talking about her child.

aliceliddell Wed 24-Aug-11 15:05:56

Had to turn it off (too sad). Dp carried on listening. He's not crying. Heartless bastard. He's gone into socio-political analysis mode. Typical.

Mirage Wed 24-Aug-11 20:31:12

I cried.I was listening to it on my Ipod at work.I pretended to be weeding a flowerbed and hoped that no one would see me.Her mum describing their last moments together just made me sob.sad

ppeatfruit Tue 30-Aug-11 13:03:45

I heard it the first time they put it out and i cried so much i couldn't listen to it again it was so shocking. You (well i do) always wonder how the perpetrators were bought up shock sad

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