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The Eearthquake Girl is a radio play by Katie Hims. It was first broadcast on BBC Radio 4 on 13 March 1997 as an installment of the Afternoon Play with running time of 45 minutes[1]. Her first foray into radio drama, the play won the Richard Imison Memorial Award in 1998.


Edie works in a library and is terrified of causing a world catastrophe. Her sister-in-law Lila thinks she should go out and find a man, but Edie would rather stay in and write a gothic romance. In fact, Edie would be a library if she could. With , and . Director .


  • Saskia Reeves
  • Barbara Marten
  • Jean Alexander

Directed by Kate Rowland

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