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Series of specially commissioned stories exploring the traumatic and occasionally comical subject of back pain.

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20070611

Series of specially commissioned stories exploring the traumatic and occasionally comical subject of back pain.

1/5. Jack's Back

By William Boyd.

Jack puts his back out whilst lugging a case of wine. But his wife is a greater cause for concern as she researches the internet.

Read by Christine Kavanagh and Sam Dale.

20070612

Series of specially commissioned stories exploring the traumatic and occasionally comical subject of back pain.

2/5. Since I've Been Away

By Nicci Gerard, read by Rachel Atkins.

A bored patient in a body-brace imagines a scenario on the ward that lands her in trouble. Is there a way out?

20070613

Series of specially commissioned stories exploring the traumatic and occasionally comical subject of back pain.

3/5. The Wall

By Julie Myerson, read by Niamh Cusack.

A girl's relationship with her father determines the frailties of her spine as an adolescent. Later, her husband and daughter will pull her through.

20070614

Series of specially commissioned stories exploring the traumatic and occasionally comical subject of back pain.

4/5. Blue Thought

By AL Kennedy, read by Dermot Crowley.

A prone man seeks solace by talking to his bones.

20070615

Series of specially commissioned stories exploring the traumatic and occasionally comical subject of back pain.

5/5. Squeezed

By Adam Thorpe.

Victor the physio should not be allowed near any patients.

Read by Gerard McDermott.

20081123

Series of specially commissioned stories exploring the traumatic and occasionally comical subject of back pain.

1/5. Jack's Back

By William Boyd.

Jack puts his back out whilst lugging a case of wine. But his wife is a greater cause for concern as she researches on the internet.

Read by Christine Kavanagh and Sam Dale.

Series 1, Jack's Back20081123

By William Boyd. Jack puts his back out lugging a case, but his wife is a bigger concern. (R)

AR01Jack's Back2007061120081123

Jack puts his back out whilst lugging a case of wine.

But his wife is a greater cause for concern as she researches on the internet.

  • by William Boyd
  • read by Christine Kavanagh and Sam Dale

  • AR01Jack's Back2007061120081123

    Jack puts his back out whilst lugging a case of wine.

    But his wife is a greater cause for concern as she researches on the internet.

  • by William Boyd
  • read by Christine Kavanagh and Sam Dale

  • AR02Since I've Been Away *2007061220081130

    By Nicci Gerard, read by Rachel Atkins.

    A bored patient in a body-brace imagines a scenario on the ward that lands her in trouble.

    Is there a way out?

    AR02Since I've Been Away *2007061220081130

    By Nicci Gerard, read by Rachel Atkins.

    A bored patient in a body-brace imagines a scenario on the ward that lands her in trouble.

    Is there a way out?

    AR03The Wall2007061320081207

    A girl's relationship with her father determines the frailties of her spine as an adolescent.

    Later, her husband and daughter will pull her through.

    By Julie Myerson, read by Niamh Cusack

    AR03The Wall2007061320081207

    A girl's relationship with her father determines the frailties of her spine as an adolescent.

    Later, her husband and daughter will pull her through.

    By Julie Myerson, read by Niamh Cusack

    AR04Blue Thought2007061420081214

    By A L Kennedy, read by Dermot Crowley.

    A prone man seeks solace by talking to his bones.

    AR04Blue Thought2007061420081214

    By A L Kennedy, read by Dermot Crowley.

    A prone man seeks solace by talking to his bones.

    AR05 LASTSqueezed2007061520081221

    By Adam Thorpe.

    Victor the physio should not be allowed near any patients.

    Read by Gerard Mcdermott.

    By Adam Thorpe, read by Gerard Mcdermott.

    AR05 LASTSqueezed2007061520081221

    By Adam Thorpe.

    Victor the physio should not be allowed near any patients.

    Read by Gerard Mcdermott.

    By Adam Thorpe, read by Gerard Mcdermott.