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The Year My Mother Went Missing

Afternoon Drama, Lost Property Episode 2 of 3

Duration:
45 minutes
First broadcast:
Tuesday 10 May 2011

It's 1979, and it's not the first time that Ruthie's mother Queenie has gone missing, but usually she leaves a note. The second in Katie Hims' trilogy of plays.

Cast

Narrator ..... Rosie Cavaliero
Ruthie ..... Shannon Flynn
Vincent ..... Ceallach Spellman
Marcus ..... Elliot Griffiths
Dad ..... Ralph Ineson
Ray ..... Daniel Rabin
Alice ..... Jane Whittenshaw
Queenie ..... Sally Orrock
PC O'Hara ..... Stuart McLoughlin
DI Driscoll ..... Sean Baker

Directed by Jessica Dromgoole

The Year My Mother Went Missing is the second in a trilogy of plays by acclaimed radio dramatist Katie Hims charting one family's tragi-comic history of heartbreak and redemption. The trilogy won the 2011 BBC Audio Drama Award for Best Drama, where Rosie Cavaliero also picked up the Best Actress award.

  • Shannon Flynn (Ruthie), Ceallach Spellman (Vincent) and Elliott Griffiths (Marcus)

    Shannon Flynn (Ruthie), Ceallach Spellman (Vincent) and Elliott Griffiths (Marcus)

  • Elliott Griffiths (Marcus) and Shannon Flynn (Ruthie) recording a scene in their bunk beds

    Elliott Griffiths (Marcus) and Shannon Flynn (Ruthie) recording a scene in their bunk beds

  • Ceallach Spellman (Vincent)

    Ceallach Spellman (Vincent)

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