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Beans

It's been weeks now, but the can of beans from the food bank still hasn't run out. Mum calls it a miracle. However seven-year-old Hannah can't take another meal of beans.

An original short story commissioned by BBC Radio 4 from the Northern Irish writer Jan Carson. As read by Tara Lynne O'Neill (Derry Girls).

Jan Carson is a writer and arts programmer based in Belfast. The author of the collections 'Postcard Stories' and 'Children's Children', her work has also appeared in journals including 'Banshee', 'Harper's Bazaar' and 'The Honest Ulsterman' in addition to being read on BBC Radio 4 and Radio 3. Her forthcoming novel 'The Fire Starters' will be published by Doubleday in 2019.

Writer ..... Jan Carson
Reader ..... Tara Lynne O'Neill
Producer ..... Michael Shannon.

15 minutes

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Writer Jan Carson
Reader Tara Lynne O'Neill
Producer Michael Shannon

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