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sonsNell Leyshon’s play Sons was the Afternoon Drama on BBC Radio 4 in 2009.


The play focuses on the uneasy relationship between teacher Elizabeth and stay-at-home mum Jane who have just one thing in common: they each have a son. Gabriel and Ryan met at the local secondary school, where they fell in love. The mothers reacted very differently to their sons’ relationship. Then something happens which forces Elizabeth to confront Jane.

Cast and Creatives

Jane: Noreen Kershaw

Elizabeth: Lorraine Ashbourne.

Director: Sue Roberts