Summertime

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Genome: [r4 Bd=19970730]

Four programmes in which distinguished Irish writers explore the theme of summer.

1: Belfast playwright Christina Reid recalls idyllic childhood fortnights spent with her grandmother, during the annual Twelfth of July holidays. Producer Judith Elliott

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970730]

Unknown: Christina Reid

Producer: Judith Elliott

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970806]

Four programmes in which distinguished Irish writers explore the theme of summer.

2: Author and broadcaster

Frank Delaney compares his childhood summers in County Tipperary with his current summers spent in Italy. Producer Judith Elliot

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970806]

Unknown: Frank Delaney

Producer: Judith Elliot

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970813]

Four programmes in which Irish writers explore the theme of summer. 3: Carlo Gebler recalls a long and hot summer in Algeria under the influence of his favourite writer, Albert Camus. Producer Judith Elliot

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970813]

Unknown: Carlo Gebler

Unknown: Albert Camus.

Producer: Judith Elliot

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970820]

The last of four programmes in which Irish writers explore the theme of summer. Novelist Clare Boylan recalls two summers that marked her passage from child to adult - a summer romance with an older man and her first grown-up holiday at Butlin's. Producer Judith Elliot

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970820]

Unknown: Clare Boylan

Producer: Judith Elliot

197C01Twelfth Of July19970730

Four programmes in which distinguished Irish writers explore the theme of summer.

1: Belfast playwright Christina Reid recalls idyllic childhood fortnights spent with her grandmother during the annual `Twelfth of July' holidays, in a gentler, pre-Drumcree era.

197C0219970806

Four programmes in which distinguished Irish writers explore the theme of summer.

2: Author and broadcaster Frank Delaney compares his childhood summers in County Tipperary with his current summers spent in Italy and wonders if the experiences are really so very different.

197C0319970813

Four programmes in which distinguished Irish writers explore the theme of summer.

3: Novelist and film-maker Carlo Gebler recalls a long, hot and difficult summer in Algeria under the influence of his favourite writer Albert Camus.

197C0419970820

Four programmes in which distinguished Irish writers explore the theme of summer.

4: Novelist Clare Boylan recalls two successive summers that marked her passage from child to adult - a summer romance with an older man and her first grown-up holiday at Butlin's.