Natascha Graham

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French Beans & Inner Peace

A Lockdown Comedy

2020 was the year the world stopped, Britain ran out of toilet-roll and women were seen with handbags (and trollies) at dawn dueling for the last bag of self-raising flour.

This is the story of one woman’s crusade to her local supermarket on behalf of her mother…

Konsum-Genossenschaft (Consumer Cooperative) by Heinrich Zille

 

About the writer:
Raised simultaneously by David Bowie and Virginia Woolf, Natascha Graham is a writer of stage, screen, fiction and poetry. She lives with her wife in a house full of sunshine on the east coast of England. Her short films have been selected by Pinewood Studios & Lift-Off Sessions, Cannes Film Festival, Raindance Film Festival and the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Her plays and other stage work have been performed at The Mercury Theatre, Colchester, Thornhill Theatre, London and Fifth Avenue Theatre, New York where her monologue, Confessions: The Hours won the award for Best Monologue. Her poetry, fiction and non-fiction essays have been previously published by Acumen, Rattle, Litro, Every Day Fiction, The Sheepshead Review, Yahoo News and The Mighty among others, as well as being aired on BBC Radio and various podcasts. Graham also writes the continuing BBC Radio Drama, Everland, and has an upcoming theatre show at The Lion & Unicorn Theatre, London.

Image: Konsum-Genossenschaft (Consumer Cooperative) by Heinrich Zille (1858-1929). Watercolor, tempera, ink and brush over pencil on paper. 11.4 x 15.1 inches. 1924. Public domain.