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BBC has now confirmed the audio drama,  Love Virtually by Daniel Glattauer, starring David Tennant and Emila Fox.

The audio drama will air on BBC Radio 4, Afternoon Play on Thursday 8th March at 2.15pm.

Details from the BBC Press Release below:

BBC Press Release

Starring David Tennant and Emilia Fox, Love Virtually by Austrian novelist Daniel Glattauer is a thoroughly modern epistolary novel with one difference – its protagonists Emmi Rothner and Leo Leike communicate exclusively by email.

They ‘meet’ when Emmi mistakenly sends an email to Leo’s inbox. A romance ensues that allows them to live out a shared secret life far removed from their day-to-day existences. The story asks to what extent the relationship relies on fantasy and escapism and whether it will it survive a real life meeting.

The problem is Emmi is married – but does a virtual affair ‘count’ as adultery?

The tale questions whether it’s possible to fall in love with someone you’ve never met – and explores the implications of anonymity in cyberspace.

Adapted by Eileen Horne.

Producer/Clive Brill for Pacificus Productions


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