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The Year My Mother Went Missing

It's 1979, and it's not the first time that Ruthie's mother Queenie has gone missing, but usually she leaves a note. With Shannon Flynn.

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.

45 minutes

Broadcasts

  • Tue 10 May 2011 14:15
  • Tue 31 Jan 2012 14:15
  • Thu 20 Nov 2014 11:15
  • Thu 20 Nov 2014 21:15
  • Fri 21 Nov 2014 04:15