The Story Of Lucy Gault [William Trevor]

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012002110420190513 (BBC7)
20190514 (BBC7)
Protestant land owners are abandoning their properties and heading for England. Captain Gault, fearing for his family, believes he has no choice but to follow them.

William Trevor's haunting masterpiece about a young girl caught up in the Irish War of Independence in the 1920s.

Read by Dermot Crowley.

Abridged by Sally Marmion in ten parts.

Producer: Di Spiers

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2002.

Three men come to fire the Big House in County Cork, sparking a chain of tragic events.

A chain of events is ignited in William Trevor's haunting masterpiece.

022002110520190514 (BBC7)
20190515 (BBC7)
Assuming their daughter Lucy has drowned, the Gaults cannot wait to leave Ireland for England.

William Trevor's haunting masterpiece about a young girl caught up in the Irish War of Independence in the 1920s.

Read by Dermot Crowley.

Abridged by Sally Marmion.

Producer: Di Spiers

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2002.

Forced out of their beloved home, the Gaults are devastated. But where is their daughter?

A chain of events is ignited in William Trevor's haunting masterpiece.

032002110620190515 (BBC7)
20190516 (BBC7)
Lucy's parents try to fill their days in Italy - unaware that their daughter is alive.

A chain of events is ignited in William Trevor's haunting masterpiece.

042002110720190516 (BBC7)
20190517 (BBC7)
Lucy Gault is growing up without her parents who are unaware she's still alive.

Meanwhile a railway porter begins to be tormented by recurring nightmares...

William Trevor's haunting masterpiece abridged by Sally Marmion.

Read by Dermot Crowley.

Producer: Di Spiers

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2002.

Tonight while Lucy grows up, a railway porter begins to be tormented by dreams.

A chain of events is ignited in William Trevor's haunting masterpiece.

052002110820190517 (BBC7)
20190518 (BBC7)
Taking his boss's car for a spin, a young man named Ralph spots a grand house into Lahardane he's never seen before - nor its beautiful occupant...

William Trevor's haunting masterpiece abridged by Sally Marmion.

Read by Dermot Crowley.

Producer: Di Spiers

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2002.

A stranger called Ralph meets Lahardane's beautiful occupant. Read by Dermot Crowley.

A chain of events is ignited in William Trevor's haunting masterpiece.

062002111120190520 (BBC7)
20190521 (BBC7)
William Trevor's haunting novel about the legacy of one night in 1921 during the Irish troubles.

Lucy's parents assume she drowned years before - meanwhile, Lucy has grown up in a large country house in the care of two servants. A young man called Ralph declares his love for Lucy - but will she accept him?

The reader is Dermot Crowley

Novel abridged by Sally Marmion

Producer Di Spiers

First broadcast on Radio 4 in 2002.

A visitor to Lahardane offers Lucy love - but will she accept? Read by Dermot Crowley.

A chain of events is ignited in William Trevor's haunting masterpiece.

072002111220190521 (BBC7)
20190522 (BBC7)
William Trevor's haunting novel about a young girl growing up without her parents in Ireland. Ralph still wants to marry Lucy but she feels she cannot accept until she has been reconciled with her parents.

The reader is Dermot Crowley

Novel abridged by Sally Marmion

Producer Di Spiers

First broadcast on Radio 4 in 2002.

Lucy and Ralph write to each other during the Second World War. Read by Dermot Crowley.

A chain of events is ignited in William Trevor's haunting masterpiece.

082002111320190522 (BBC7)
20190523 (BBC7)
William Trevor's haunting novel about the legacy of one night in 1921 during the Irish troubles.

Captain Gault is now a widower and so there is no one to stop him from returning to Ireland and to his old home Lahardane. Of course, he is unaware who he will find there.

The reader is Dermot Crowley

Novel abridged by Sally Marmion

Producer Di Spiers

First broadcast on Radio 4 in 2002.

There is nothing to prevent widower Captain Gault from returning to Ireland.

A chain of events is ignited in William Trevor's haunting masterpiece.

092002111420190523 (BBC7)
20190524 (BBC7)
William Trevor's haunting novel about a tragic chain of events sparked by an incident one night in 1921.

Lucy now lives with her father at Lahardane and bitterly regrets sending Ralph away so he could marry someone else. Then she hears another visitor has arrived.

The reader is Dermot Crowley

Novel abridged by Sally Marmion

Producer Di Spiers

First broadcast on Radio 4 in 2002.

Lucy lives with her father at Lahardane but longs for Ralph. Read by Dermot Crowley.

A chain of events is ignited in William Trevor's haunting masterpiece.

102002111520190524 (BBC7)
20190525 (BBC7)
The final part of William Trevor's haunting masterpiece.

As Lucy grows old at Lahardane, she makes her peace with the man whose actions sparked the tragic events of a lifetime ago.

The reader is Dermot Crowley

Novel abridged by Sally Marmion

Producer Di Spiers

First broadcast on Radio 4 in 2002.

An aging Lucy remains at Lahardane - laden with memories. Concluded by Dermot Crowley.

A chain of events is ignited in William Trevor's haunting masterpiece.