The Boarding House is a radio play by David Pownall, based on the short story by James Joyce. It was first broadcast on BBC Radio 4 on 14 October 1998, as an installment of the Afternoon Play[1].


Mrs Mooney is a butcher's daughter who takes in lodgers out of necessity. Her daughter Polly's pregnancy by one of the better-class lodgers provides a golden opportunity.


Directed by Eoin O'Callaghan

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