Five Stories By James Ellis

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01The Devil2003063020170206 (BBC7)Old Granny Greer outwits a miserly son when she strikes a deal to sit with his ailing Mother until she dies.

The first of five French stories adapted to an Irish setting and read by James Ellis,

Recorded on location in a picturesque thatched cottage at the Ulster Folk and Transport Museum in Holywood.

Producer: Heather Brennon

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2005.

Old Granny Greer outwits a miserly son by striking a deal with his ailing mother.

Five originally French stories adapted to Irish settings by James Ellis

02Scully's Goat2003070120170207 (BBC7)What befalls an unsuspecting goat when she escapes to pursue her freedom?

Five originally French stories adapted to Irish settings by James Ellis

03My Uncle Julius2003070220170208 (BBC7)The Davenport family's boat fails to come in, in more ways than one.

Five originally French stories adapted to Irish settings by James Ellis

04The Miller's Tale2003070320170209 (BBC7)A priest goes to desperate lengths to entice his erring flock back to the fold.

Five originally French stories adapted to Irish settings by James Ellis

05The Umbrella2003070420170210 (BBC7)When a man's new umbrella is ruined, his wife cunningly replaces it within budget.

Five originally French stories adapted to Irish settings by James Ellis