Mothers And Sons [Reading]

Mothers and Sons

A selection of stories from Colm Tóibín's latest collection.

Episodes

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01Famous Blue Raincoat20070122

Mothers and Sons

A selection of stories from Colm Tóibín's latest collection.Uncomfortable memories are triggered when Lisa's son shows an interest in her earlier career as a singer in a folk band.

Read by Frances Tomelty, abridged by Julian Wilkinson and produced by Elizabeth Allard

02A Priest In The Family20070123

Unexpected and disturbing news tests the bond between Molly and her son Frank.

Read by Kate Binchy, abridged by Julian Wilkinson and produced by Elizabeth Allard

03The Name Of The Game, Part 120070124

The legacy of debt led by Nancy's late husband seems insurmountable - until a business idea is presented to her.

Read by Niamh Cusack, abridged by Julian Wilkinson and produced by Elizabeth Allard

04The Name Of The Game, Part 220070125

Nancy is unsettled by her son's reaction to her new business venture and takes a difficult decision.

Read by Niamh Cusack, abridged by Julian Wilkinson and produced by Elizabeth Allard

05 LASTA Song20070126

Poignant memories are triggered by a song about treacherous love.

Read by Cillian Murphy, abridged by Julian Wilkinson and produced by Elizabeth Allard