Big Country [Radio Ulster]

Episodes

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01Chicken And Egg2016090320170102 (RU)
20161231 (RU)
20160905 (RU)
When Mikey is paid for his DJ gig at a wedding in fake coins, JD eyes an opportunity.

Sitcom following the fortunes of small-time farmers the Quinn family

When Mikey is paid for his DJ gig at a wedding in fake coins, JD eyes an opportunity.

Sitcom following the fortunes of small-time farmers the Quinn family

When Mikey is paid for his DJ gig at a wedding in fake coins, JD eyes an opportunity.

Sitcom following the fortunes of small-time farmers the Quinn family

When Mikey is paid for his DJ gig at a wedding in fake coins, JD eyes an opportunity.

Sitcom following the fortunes of small-time farmers the Quinn family

02Fake Wake2016091020170107 (RU)JD's only tractor blows up and Kate can't harvest her organic hemp leaving the farm once again under threat. But when Maggie wins a trip to Lourdes, JD spots an opportunity to fake her death and pocket her life insurance whilst she's away. However, parish priest Father Brian is insisting on a wake. And Maggie returns earlier than expected.

Written by Patrick Kielty

Cast:

JD Quinn: Conleth Hill
Maggie: Pauline McLynn
Kate Quinn: Amy Huberman
Mikey Moran: Ciarán McMenamin
Dympna: Deirdre O'Kane
Henry Flynn: Pat Mooney
Peggy McShane: Olivia Nash
Father Brian Boru: Patrick Kielty

Producer: David Simpson

A Cave Bear Production for BBC Radio Ulster.

JD's only tractor blows up and Kate can't harvest her organic hemp.

Sitcom following the fortunes of small-time farmers the Quinn family

02Fake Wake2016091020170109 (RU)JD's only tractor blows up and Kate can't harvest her organic hemp leaving the farm once again under threat. But when Maggie wins a trip to Lourdes, JD spots an opportunity to fake her death and pocket her life insurance whilst she's away. However, parish priest Father Brian is insisting on a wake. And Maggie returns earlier than expected.

Written by Patrick Kielty

Cast:

JD Quinn: Conleth Hill
Maggie: Pauline McLynn
Kate Quinn: Amy Huberman
Mikey Moran: Ciarán McMenamin
Dympna: Deirdre O'Kane
Henry Flynn: Pat Mooney
Peggy McShane: Olivia Nash
Father Brian Boru: Patrick Kielty

Producer: David Simpson

A Cave Bear Production for BBC Radio Ulster.

JD's only tractor blows up and Kate can't harvest her organic hemp.

Sitcom following the fortunes of small-time farmers the Quinn family

02Fake Wake20160910JD's only tractor blows up and Kate can't harvest her organic hemp.

Sitcom following the fortunes of small-time farmers the Quinn family

02Fake Wake2016091020160912 (RU)JD's only tractor blows up and Kate can't harvest her organic hemp.

Sitcom following the fortunes of small-time farmers the Quinn family

03A Fete Worse than Death2016091720170114 (RU)After the parish fete is threatened due to a problem with the parochial hall, Maggie offers up the farm as a venue in an attempt to win back her cake baking title. However, JD only sees it as a chance to co-promote a country music festival with Father Brian and offers the parish a hefty upfront guarantee. But when no proper acts can be booked the only person they can find to perform is Mikey.

Written by Patrick Kielty

Cast:

JD Quinn: Conleth Hill
Maggie: Pauline McLynn
Kate Quinn: Amy Huberman
Mikey Moran: Ciarán McMenamin
Father Brian Boru: Patrick Kielty
Peggy McShane: Olivia Nash
Elderly Lady: Olivia Nash

Producer: David Simpson

A Cave Bear Production for BBC Radio Ulster.

JD attempts to host a country music festival.

Sitcom following the fortunes of small-time farmers the Quinn family

03A Fete Worse than Death2016091720170116 (RU)After the parish fete is threatened due to a problem with the parochial hall, Maggie offers up the farm as a venue in an attempt to win back her cake baking title. However, JD only sees it as a chance to co-promote a country music festival with Father Brian and offers the parish a hefty upfront guarantee. But when no proper acts can be booked the only person they can find to perform is Mikey.

Written by Patrick Kielty

Cast:

JD Quinn: Conleth Hill
Maggie: Pauline McLynn
Kate Quinn: Amy Huberman
Mikey Moran: Ciarán McMenamin
Father Brian Boru: Patrick Kielty
Peggy McShane: Olivia Nash
Elderly Lady: Olivia Nash

Producer: David Simpson

A Cave Bear Production for BBC Radio Ulster.

JD attempts to host a country music festival.

Sitcom following the fortunes of small-time farmers the Quinn family

03A Fete Worse than Death20160917JD attempts to host a country music festival.

Sitcom following the fortunes of small-time farmers the Quinn family

03A Fete Worse than Death2016091720160919 (RU)JD attempts to host a country music festival.

Sitcom following the fortunes of small-time farmers the Quinn family

04Black Widow2016092420170121 (RU)
20170123 (RU)
JD's closest neighbour Lizzie is widowed, leaving a conveniently placed farm to exploit.

Sitcom following the fortunes of small-time farmers the Quinn family

JD's closest neighbour Lizzie is widowed leaving a conveniently placed farm for JD to exploit. Hiding his real intentions, JD offers Lizzie a helping hand - but soon gets more than he bargains for. Meanwhile, Mikey and his posh nemesis Tom Fitzgerald both ask Kate to the Young Farmers ball. Kate claims she wants nothing to do with either but then has a change of heart.

Written by Patrick Kielty

Cast:

JD Quinn: Conleth Hill
Maggie: Pauline McLynn
Kate Quinn: Amy Huberman
Mikey Moran: Ciarán McMenamin
Lizzie O'Reilly: Deirdre O'Kane
Father Brian Boru: Patrick Kielty
Tom Fitzgerald: Stephen Hagan
Jazz Club Waiter: Stephen Hagan

Producer: David Simpson

A Cave Bear Production for BBC Radio Ulster.