It's 1979, and it's not the first time that Ruthie's mother Queenie has gone missing, but usually she leaves a note. The second in Katie Hims' trilogy of plays.
PC O'Hara....Stuart McLoughlin
DI Driscoll....Sean Baker
Directed by Jessica Dromgoole
The Year My Mother Went Missing is the second in Katie Hims' bittersweet trilogy set in 1941 (The Wrong Label), 1979 (The Year My Mother Went Missing) and 2011 (A Telegram from the Queen) - a history of relatives lost and found. The first - The Wrong Label - was broadcast on 3rd May and is still available on iPlayer.
By Katie Hims. It's 1979, and not the first time that Queenie has left her children.
The Year My Mother Went Missing is the second in a trilogy of plays by acclaimed radio dramatist Katie Hims charting one family's tragi-comic history of heartbreak and redemption. The trilogy has been shortlisted for the 2011 BBC Audio Drama Award for Best Drama.