Five Days in May is a radio play by Matthew Solon. It was first broadcast on BBC Radio 4 on 06 November 2010, as an installment of the Saturday Play. The duration is 60 minutes[1].

The play was nominated for the 2011 BBC Audio Drama Awards in the category of Best Adaptation.


Dramatization of the tense negotiations following Britain's 2010 elections.



Directed by John Dryden

Critical ReceptionEdit

"...brilliantly done...a fascinating behind-the-scenes fiction, and one that enjoyably took you back to that curious, extraordinary political moment of limbo and then coalition." - Elizabeth Mahoney, The Guardian[2]


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  2. The Guardian review

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