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William Trevor

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William Trevor

AR01A Bit On The Side2004052420050227
20070413 (BBC7)
20070415 (BBC7)
20070416 (BBC7)
20080608 (BBC7)
20080609 (BBC7)
20091004 (BBC7)
20100829 (BBC7)
20120409 (BBC7)
20120410 (BBC7)
20130121 (BBC7)
20130122 (BBC7)

by William Trevor

Then, for the forty minutes that were theirs, they spoke of love: as it had been for them, as it still was, of its confinement, necessarily so, and its intensity too

Niamh Cusack reads the title story from William Trevors new collection of delicate and elegiac stories.

Abridged by Sally Marmion

Then, for the 40 minutes that were theirs, they spoke of love; as it had been for them and as it still was.

The tale of a middle-aged accountant and the end of a love affair.

Read by Niamh Cusack.

The tale of a middle-aged accountant and the end of an intense love affair.

The tale of a middle-aged accountant and the end of an intense love affair. Read by Niamh Cusack.

AR01A Bit On The Side2004052420050227
20070413 (BBC7)
20070415 (BBC7)
20070416 (BBC7)
20080608 (BBC7)
20080609 (BBC7)
20091004 (BBC7)
20100829 (BBC7)
20120409 (BBC7)
20120410 (BBC7)
20130121 (BBC7)
20130122 (BBC7)

by William Trevor

Then, for the forty minutes that were theirs, they spoke of love: as it had been for them, as it still was, of its confinement, necessarily so, and its intensity too

Niamh Cusack reads the title story from William Trevors new collection of delicate and elegiac stories.

Abridged by Sally Marmion

Then, for the 40 minutes that were theirs, they spoke of love; as it had been for them and as it still was.

The tale of a middle-aged accountant and the end of a love affair.

Read by Niamh Cusack.

The tale of a middle-aged accountant and the end of an intense love affair.

The tale of a middle-aged accountant and the end of an intense love affair. Read by Niamh Cusack.

AR02Solitude2004052520050306
20070420 (BBC7)
20070422 (BBC7)
20070423 (BBC7)
20091011 (BBC7)
20100905 (BBC7)
20120410 (BBC7)
20120411 (BBC7)
20130122 (BBC7)
20130123 (BBC7)

A childs impetuous act is finally resolved on a shabby Italian sea-front fifty years later.

Read by Penelope Wilton

Abridged by Sally Marmion

A child's impetuous act is finally resolved on a shabby Italian sea front 50 years later.

A child's impetuous act is resolved on a shabby Italian seafront fifty years later.

Is a child's impetuous act finally resolved on a seafront some fifty years later?

Is a child's impetuous act finally resolved on a seafront some fifty years later? Read by Penelope Wilton.

A child's impetuous act is finally resolved on a seafront some 50 years later.

A child's impetuous act is finally resolved on a seafront some 50 years later. Read by Penelope Wilton.

AR02Solitude2004052520050306
20070420 (BBC7)
20070422 (BBC7)
20070423 (BBC7)
20091011 (BBC7)
20100905 (BBC7)
20120410 (BBC7)
20120411 (BBC7)
20130122 (BBC7)
20130123 (BBC7)

A childs impetuous act is finally resolved on a shabby Italian sea-front fifty years later.

Read by Penelope Wilton

Abridged by Sally Marmion

A child's impetuous act is finally resolved on a shabby Italian sea front 50 years later.

A child's impetuous act is resolved on a shabby Italian seafront fifty years later.

Is a child's impetuous act finally resolved on a seafront some fifty years later?

Is a child's impetuous act finally resolved on a seafront some fifty years later? Read by Penelope Wilton.

A child's impetuous act is finally resolved on a seafront some 50 years later.

A child's impetuous act is finally resolved on a seafront some 50 years later. Read by Penelope Wilton.

AR03Traditions2004052620050313
20070427 (BBC7)
20070429 (BBC7)
20070430 (BBC7)
20080615 (BBC7)
20080616 (BBC7)
20091018 (BBC7)
20100912 (BBC7)
20120411 (BBC7)
20120412 (BBC7)
20130123 (BBC7)
20130124 (BBC7)

The killing of jackdaws; an enigmatic maid...

What is the strange revelation a schoolboy is about to experience?

A schoolboy and a maid each recognise a link to the past and the boys who passed this way before.

Stories from a collection by William Trevor, read by Dermot Crowley.

Today recognition across the generations as a school boy and a dining-room maid each recognise an unspoken link to the past and the boys who passed this way before.

Read by Dermot Crowley.

Producer: Di Speirs.

A strange recognition across the generations for a schoolboy and an enigmatic maid.

A strange recognition across the generations for a schoolboy and an enigmatic maid. Read by Dermot Crowley.

AR03Traditions2004052620050313
20070427 (BBC7)
20070429 (BBC7)
20070430 (BBC7)
20080615 (BBC7)
20080616 (BBC7)
20091018 (BBC7)
20100912 (BBC7)
20120411 (BBC7)
20120412 (BBC7)
20130123 (BBC7)
20130124 (BBC7)

The killing of jackdaws; an enigmatic maid...

What is the strange revelation a schoolboy is about to experience?

A schoolboy and a maid each recognise a link to the past and the boys who passed this way before.

Stories from a collection by William Trevor, read by Dermot Crowley.

Today recognition across the generations as a school boy and a dining-room maid each recognise an unspoken link to the past and the boys who passed this way before.

Read by Dermot Crowley.

Producer: Di Speirs.

A strange recognition across the generations for a schoolboy and an enigmatic maid.

A strange recognition across the generations for a schoolboy and an enigmatic maid. Read by Dermot Crowley.

AR04Sacred Statues2004052720050320
20070504 (BBC7)
20070506 (BBC7)
20070507 (BBC7)
20080622 (BBC7)
20080623 (BBC7)
20091025 (BBC7)
20100919 (BBC7)
20110515 (BBC7)
20110516 (BBC7)
20120412 (BBC7)
20120413 (BBC7)
20130124 (BBC7)
20130125 (BBC7)

Nuala thinks she and her husband will manage.

Her husband is more resigned to their fate and takes a job laying tarmac.

Her husband is more resigned to his fate and takes a job laying tarmac.

Nuala reckons that she and her husband will manage.

Can a statue maker's wife help her neighbours and herself? Stories from a new collection by William Trevor.

Read by Niamh Cusack.

Abridged by Sally Marmion.

"Would it be wrong," Nuala whispered to herself, since there was no one to hear.

"Would it be against God?" Can a statue makers wife help her neighbours and herself? Read by Niamh Cusack.

Nuala thinks that she and her husband will manage, but he is less optimistic and takes a job laying tarmac.

Can a statue maker's wife help her neighbours and herself? Read by Niamh Cusack.

Can a statue maker's wife help her neighbours and herself - or is her husband being more realistic? Read by Niamh Cusack.

AR04Sacred Statues2004052720050320
20070504 (BBC7)
20070506 (BBC7)
20070507 (BBC7)
20080622 (BBC7)
20080623 (BBC7)
20091025 (BBC7)
20100919 (BBC7)
20110515 (BBC7)
20110516 (BBC7)
20120412 (BBC7)
20120413 (BBC7)
20130124 (BBC7)
20130125 (BBC7)

Nuala thinks she and her husband will manage.

Her husband is more resigned to their fate and takes a job laying tarmac.

Her husband is more resigned to his fate and takes a job laying tarmac.

Nuala reckons that she and her husband will manage.

Can a statue maker's wife help her neighbours and herself? Stories from a new collection by William Trevor.

Read by Niamh Cusack.

Abridged by Sally Marmion.

"Would it be wrong," Nuala whispered to herself, since there was no one to hear.

"Would it be against God?" Can a statue makers wife help her neighbours and herself? Read by Niamh Cusack.

Nuala thinks that she and her husband will manage, but he is less optimistic and takes a job laying tarmac.

Can a statue maker's wife help her neighbours and herself? Read by Niamh Cusack.

Can a statue maker's wife help her neighbours and herself - or is her husband being more realistic? Read by Niamh Cusack.

AR05 LASTGraillis's Legacy2004052820050327
20070511 (BBC7)
20070513 (BBC7)
20070514 (BBC7)
20080629 (BBC7)
20080630 (BBC7)
20091101 (BBC7)
20100926 (BBC7)
20120413 (BBC7)
20120414 (BBC7)
20130125 (BBC7)
20130126 (BBC7)

The touching and compassionate story of a man's love for two women. Read by Dermot Crowley.

The touching and compassionate story of a man's love for two women. Dermot Crowley reads.

The touching and compassionate story of a man's love for two women.

Dermot Crowley reads.

Read by Dermot Crowley.

Dermot Crowley reads William Trevor's touching and compassionate story of a man's love for two women.

'In visiting the solicitor, in going to the house, he had touched on what should not be touched except in memory, where everything was there forever and could never be changed.' Dermot Crowley reads a touching and compassionate story of a man's love.

AR05 LASTGraillis's Legacy2004052820050327
20070511 (BBC7)
20070513 (BBC7)
20070514 (BBC7)
20080629 (BBC7)
20080630 (BBC7)
20091101 (BBC7)
20100926 (BBC7)
20120413 (BBC7)
20120414 (BBC7)
20130125 (BBC7)
20130126 (BBC7)

The touching and compassionate story of a man's love for two women. Read by Dermot Crowley.

The touching and compassionate story of a man's love for two women. Dermot Crowley reads.

The touching and compassionate story of a man's love for two women.

Dermot Crowley reads.

Read by Dermot Crowley.

Dermot Crowley reads William Trevor's touching and compassionate story of a man's love for two women.

'In visiting the solicitor, in going to the house, he had touched on what should not be touched except in memory, where everything was there forever and could never be changed.' Dermot Crowley reads a touching and compassionate story of a man's love.