Yasmeen Khan.

Umbreen's Junction

BBC Local Radio comedy drama about a schoolgirl and her life. 4 episodes (1 series) in 2020. Stars Yasmeen Khan, Mez Galaria and Reece Dinsdale.

Series 1

1. Episode One

First broadcast: Tuesday 16th June 2020

Umbreen meets Reece Dinsdale, a mentor who wants to inspire her to choose work experience. She wants to work at the motorway services, he wants her to aim higher. She leaves thinking she's going to get work experience at the services - Reece thinks she understands she's going into the 'service industry'.

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2. Episode Two

First broadcast: Wednesday 17th June 2020

Umbreen ends up at a Last Of The Summer Wine themed hotel. Furious she's not at the services, she meets receptionist Sally, a hippy who tries to tell her to go to the services. When she realises Umbreen is scared to go, Sally tries to get her to face her fears.

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3. Episode Three

First broadcast: Thursday 18th June 2020

Umbreen finally goes to the services and reveals why she was scared to go - the last time she came was with her dad, she's not been back since. She records an audio diary for her mentor Reece Dinsdale explaining all.

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4. Episode Four

First broadcast: Friday 19th June 2020

Umbreen returns to meet her mentor Reece and is furious that he sent her to a hotel and not the services! She confides in him what the services mean to her. They bond over a shared past and face their grief. We end on knowing that Umbreen is moving on to a bright future.

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