The Presence is a radio play by Tina Pepler, adapted from the book by Welsh poet Dannie Abse. It was first broadcast on BBC Radio 4 on 17 March 2009, as an installment of the Afternoon Play[1].


Welsh poet Dannie Abse's account of his life in the first year after the death of his wife in a car crash. It pays tribute to their 50-year marriage; tells of his grief and the poetry that comforted him.


Directed by Kate McAll

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