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Even in Good Men, by MJ Hyland

The last short story on the theme of sleep and rest. MJ Hyland writes the story of a young policeman who falls foul of the law in a case of sleepwalking. Read by Trystan Gravelle.

The last of our commissioned short stories on the theme of rest and sleep for the series Balm of Hurt Minds. The writer M J Hyland, who is herself an ex lawyer, tells the story of a young policeman who is himself awaiting trial in prison. Can his defence of sleepwalking convince a court that he was in fact not in charge of his faculties? M J Hyland has been shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize and twice for the National Short Story Award.

Even In Good Men is read by Trystan Gravelle - a Welsh actor who has recently appeared in the ITV drama Mr Selfridge as Victor Colleano.

The producer is Julian Wilkinson.

15 minutes

Last on

Sun 16 Oct 2016 19:45


Role Contributor
Writer MJ Hyland
Reader Trystan Gravelle
Producer Julian Wilkinson