Saints And Sinners

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AR01Madame Cassandra20110412

by Edna O'Brien.

Read by Sorcha Cusack.

Abridged by Doreen Estall

Produced by Lawrence Jackson

Edna O'Brien is one of the most distinguished writers and figures in the world of letters.

Since emerging from Ireland in the early 1960s with 'The Country Girls', her many novels including 'Girl with Green Eyes', 'House of Splendid Isolation' and 'In The Forest' have attracted both praise and controversy.

'Saints and Sinners' is her eagerly awaited new collection.

Sorcha Cusack's numerous theatre credits range from plays with the RSC and National Theatre to Frank McGuinness's 'Baglady' to 'Bloody Sunday' at the Tricycle.

Her many TV and film credits include 'Eureka Street', 'Snatch' and 'Middletown'.

Producer Lawrence Jackson's credits for Radio 4 include four series of the popular murder-mystery 'Baldi', two series of John Connolly's 'Ghost Stories' and the Classic Serial 'Barry Lyndon'.

For Radio 7 his credits include C.S.Lewis' 'Out of the Silent Planet' and 'Perelandra', G.K.Chesterton's 'The Man Who Was Thursday', Daphne Du Maurier's 'The House on the Strand' and classic ghost stories by Sheridan Le Fanu and Algernon Blackwood.

A woman confesses to a gypsy fortune-teller her deepest fears about her marriage.

AR02Black Flower20110413

by Edna O'Brien.

Read by Sheila Hancock

Abridged by Doreen Estall

Produced by Lawrence Jackson

Edna O'Brien is one of the most distinguished writers and figures in the world of letters.

Since emerging from Ireland in the early 1960s with 'The Country Girls', her many novels including 'Girl with Green Eyes', 'House of Splendid Isolation' and 'In The Forest' have attracted both praise and controversy.

'Saints and Sinners' is her eagerly awaited new collection.

Sheila Hancock CBE most recently won the Olivier Award for Best Supporting Role in a Musical for 'Cabaret', as well as appearing in 'Sister Act' the Musical.

She is known for her numerous TV and film appearances, and her popular memoirs 'The Two of Us' and 'Just Me'.

Producer Lawrence Jackson's credits for Radio 4 include four series of the popular murder-mystery 'Baldi', two series of John Connolly's 'Ghost Stories' and the Classic Serial 'Barry Lyndon'.

For Radio 7 his credits include C.S.Lewis' 'Out of the Silent Planet' and 'Perelandra', G.K.Chesterton's 'The Man Who Was Thursday', Daphne Du Maurier's 'The House on the Strand' and classic ghost stories by Sheridan Le Fanu and Algernon Blackwood.

A woman's relationship with a recently released criminal takes a turn for the worse.

AR03 LASTMy Two Mothers20110414

by Edna O'Brien

Read by Michelle Fairley

Abridged by Doreen Estall

Produced by Lawrence Jackson

Edna O'Brien is one of the most distinguished writers and figures in the world of letters.

Since emerging from Ireland in the early 1960s with 'The Country Girls', her many novels including 'Girl with Green Eyes', 'House of Splendid Isolation' and 'In The Forest' have attracted both praise and controversy.

'Saints and Sinners' is her eagerly awaited new collection.

Michelle Fairley's acclaimed recent stage performances include 'Othello' at the Donmar Warehouse and 'Dancing at Lughnasa' at the Old Vic, while her TV and film work includes 'Best: His Mother's Son', 'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows' and 'Game of Thrones'.

Producer Lawrence Jackson's credits for Radio 4 include four series of the popular murder-mystery 'Baldi', two series of John Connolly's 'Ghost Stories' and the Classic Serial 'Barry Lyndon'.

For Radio 7 his credits include C.S.Lewis' 'Out of the Silent Planet' and 'Perelandra', G.K.Chesterton's 'The Man Who Was Thursday', Daphne Du Maurier's 'The House on the Strand' and classic ghost stories by Sheridan Le Fanu and Algernon Blackwood.

A woman's bittersweet memories of the rise and fall of her relationship with her mother.