Bodies In Motion And At Rest

Ed Begley Jr leads an American cast in this darkly humorous and moving drama, based on the autobiographical writings of Thomas Lynch, undertaker and award-winning poet.

When his father dies suddenly while on holiday, Tom gathers together his travelling kit of embalming supplies and catches the next plane to Florida.

As he begins work on his father's body, he looks back on growing up as the son of an undertaker in the small town of Milford, Michigan.

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FP20040716

By Thomas Lynch

Adapted for radio by Kate Mcall

Ed Begley Jr leads an American cast in this blackly humorous and moving drama based on the autobiographical writings of Thomas Lynch, undertaker and award-winning poet.

When his father dies suddenly while on holiday, Tom gathers together his travelling kit of embalming supplies and catches the next plane to Florida. As he begins work on his father's body, he looks back on growing up as the son of an undertaker in the small town of Milford, Michigan.

Tom Lynch....Ed Begley Jr

Eddie....Richard Kind

Tom's father....FRANCEs Guinan

Tom's mother....Roxanne Hart

Tom (aged 9)....Forrest Landis

Tom (aged 18)....Michael Weston

Nancy....Shirley Knight

Russ Reader....Robert Machray

Lt Gilligan....Jamie Hanes

Directed by Kate Mcall.

FP20040716

By Thomas Lynch

Adapted for radio by Kate Mcall

Ed Begley Jr leads an American cast in this blackly humorous and moving drama based on the autobiographical writings of Thomas Lynch, undertaker and award-winning poet.

When his father dies suddenly while on holiday, Tom gathers together his travelling kit of embalming supplies and catches the next plane to Florida. As he begins work on his father's body, he looks back on growing up as the son of an undertaker in the small town of Milford, Michigan.

Tom Lynch....Ed Begley Jr

Eddie....Richard Kind

Tom's father....FRANCEs Guinan

Tom's mother....Roxanne Hart

Tom (aged 9)....Forrest Landis

Tom (aged 18)....Michael Weston

Nancy....Shirley Knight

Russ Reader....Robert Machray

Lt Gilligan....Jamie Hanes

Directed by Kate Mcall.

FP20050826

Ed Begley Jr leads an American cast in this darkly humorous and moving drama, based on the autobiographical writings of Thomas Lynch, undertaker and award-winning poet.

When his father dies suddenly while on holiday, Tom gathers together his travelling kit of embalming supplies and catches the next plane to Florida.

As he begins work on his father's body, he looks back on growing up as the son of an undertaker in the small town of Milford, Michigan.

  • eddie....richard kind
  • lt gilligan....jamie hanes
  • nancy....Shirley Knight
  • russ reader....robert machray
  • tom (aged 18)....michael weston
  • tom (aged 9)....forrest landis
  • tom lynch....ed begley jr
  • tom's father....francis guinan
  • tom's mother....roxanne hart
  • adapted for radio by....

    kate mccall

  • by....

    thomas lynch

  • directed by....

    kate mccall

  • FP20050826

    Ed Begley Jr leads an American cast in this darkly humorous and moving drama, based on the autobiographical writings of Thomas Lynch, undertaker and award-winning poet.

    When his father dies suddenly while on holiday, Tom gathers together his travelling kit of embalming supplies and catches the next plane to Florida.

    As he begins work on his father's body, he looks back on growing up as the son of an undertaker in the small town of Milford, Michigan.

  • eddie....richard kind
  • lt gilligan....jamie hanes
  • nancy....Shirley Knight
  • russ reader....robert machray
  • tom (aged 18)....michael weston
  • tom (aged 9)....forrest landis
  • tom lynch....ed begley jr
  • tom's father....francis guinan
  • tom's mother....roxanne hart
  • adapted for radio by....

    kate mccall

  • by....

    thomas lynch

  • directed by....

    kate mccall