Jennifer Johnston - The Theft
4 Extra Debut. A strange theft by a mysterious child is never forgotten. Will it ever be resolved? Read by Anna Massey. From December 1988
The stranger at the house is hostile when the future owner leaves Ireland.
Returning from exile in old age, the owner is compelled to rediscover her early days, and to contact the stranger for the last time.
Anna Massey reads Jennifer Johnston’s intriguing tale.
Producer: Duncan Minshull
First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1988.