November 13, 1985
| BBC Radio 3
| 50 minutes
| Written by: Marguerite Duras translated and adapted by Barbara Bray
Two women re-enact a familiar ritual connected with a crucial event in their past lives. One of them actually experienced it, the other did not; one of them is too young to remember, the other too old to distinguish between the past itself and representations of it.
Cast: Irene Worth (Madeleine), Helen Mirren (the Young Woman)