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Afternoon Play: Swan-song for the Nightingale

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By Maurice Leitch , starring Sorcha Cusack.
The sound of country music rings alarm bells for
Kevin when it means that his alcoholic has-been mother hits the comeback trail in Ireland and wants to take him along. But he has a lot to learn about his mother and other "stars of yesteryear".
Music director Neil Brand Director Ned Chaillet

Contributors

Unknown: Maurice Leitch
Unknown: Sorcha Cusack.
Director: Neil Brand
Director: Ned Chaillet
Dolores: Sorcha Cusack
Kevin: Marty Rea
Ollie: James Ellis
Father Dwyer: John Rogan
Eugene/Comedian: Stephen Hogan
Singing OAP/MC: James Greene
Norma: Norma Sheahan

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Afternoon Play: Swan-song for the Nightingale

BBC Radio 4 FM, 10 April 2003 14.15






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