Don't Step On the Cracks is a radio series exploring old wives' tales. It was first broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2003, as part of the Woman's Hour Drama. .
"Don't Step On the Cracks"
23 June 2003
Kirsty is going on her first date in years but she steps on a crack on the way to the tube. Cast: Kirsty.... Samantha Spiro Annie.... Clare Corbett Charlie.... Ben Crowe Stan.... Scott Brooksbank
"The Seventh Daughter"
24 June 2003
A wily rejected wife misuses an old wives tale about how to determine the sex of a baby, for her own selfish ends. With Adjoa Andoh, Chris Langham, and Helen Longworth.
25 June 2003
When her daughter goes into an early labour, Dina remembers her Jewish roots. Cast: Dina.... Jennie Stoller, Dina as girl.... Zoe Buckman, Grandma.... Dorren Mantle, Nurse.... Laura Doddington.
26 June 2003
This play contrasts Indian and British old wives' tales concerning weddings and true love. A young Indian girl and a jilted British woman discover a mutual fascination with crashing weddings. With Payel Patel, Jeff Mirza, Clare Cathcart and Sudah Bhuchar.
"The Day We Caught the Train"
27 June 2003
Two mysterious visitors arrive to pay their respects to the deceased but are horrified to see that her corpse has been dressed in black. With Paul McCrink, Duncan Preston and Thelma Barlow
Critical Reception Edit
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