Football Stories For Girls [Katie Hims]

Episodes

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01Stealing Alfredo2002061020190429 (BBC7)
20190430 (BBC7)

Setting out to buy a birthday present for his football-mad granddaughter, Des ends up having a strange footballing encounter.

One of five short plays by Katie Hims

Des... Tom Georgeson
Love and Hate Man.... Neil Stuke
Joely.... Sophie Stuckey

Director: Jeremy Mortimer

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2002.

Des sets out to buy a birthday present for his football-mad granddaughter.

Five football-themed short plays by Katie Hims.

02When I Got Lost2002061120190430 (BBC7)
20190501 (BBC7)

Rachel's brother was tipped for football fame, but one day he just disappeared...

Five football-themed short plays by Katie Hims.

03Mr Belling's Diner2002061220190501 (BBC7)
20190502 (BBC7)

Carol works in a seaside diner. One day a famous footballer comes by, and taken by her Marilyn Monroe outfit, asks her to a game.

One of five short plays by Katie Hims

Carol... Sharon Percy
Ewan... Mark Stobbart
Footballer... Chris Pavlo

Director: Mary Peate

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2002.

Carol works in a seaside diner where a famous footballer asks her to a game.

Five football-themed short plays by Katie Hims.

04Tallulah's Game2002061320190502 (BBC7)
20190503 (BBC7)

Mary, now in her 70s, played Women's Premier League football during the War.

She reads in her local paper that Shelley, who works at the supermarket checkout, has just been signed up.

One of five short plays by Katie Hims

Mary.... Bridget Turner
Shelley.... Carla Henry

Director: Jeremy Mortimer

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2002.

Mary played Women's Premier League football in wartime. Then Shelley is signed up.

Five football-themed short plays by Katie Hims.

05Death Or Glory2002061420190503 (BBC7)
20190504 (BBC7)

9 months pregnant, Maggie tries to find out why her husband left her. But is her relationship somehow linked to the fate of the England team?

One of five short plays by Katie Hims

Maggie... Claire Rushbrook
Trevor... Gerard McDermott

Director: Toby Swift

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2002.

9 months pregnant, Maggie wonders why her husband left. Is it there a football link?

Five football-themed short plays by Katie Hims.