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McNamara's adaptation of Brendan Behan’s Borstal Boy, starring Brendan Coyle, broadcast on BBC Radio 4 and BBC Sounds 2023.

Pick of the Week – The Observer, Sunday Express
Pick of the Day – The Sunday Times, Mail on Sunday, I newspaper, Daily Express, Radio Times
“Vivid dramatization…surprisingly tender” - The Observer
“Lovely adaptation” - Radio Times
"Top marks to McNamara and to the two Behans, man (Brendan Coyle) and boy (Johnny Holden)" - The Tablet
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Mosley Must Fall, BBC Radio Four

October 1936. Tensions are rising in the streets of East London as Oswald Mosley and his fascists prepare to march through the Jewish and Irish ghetto

BBC Play of the Week ,Critic's choice, Daily Telegraph, "Compelling drama" Mail on Sunday, "Engaging" Spectator

The story behind the play                                                   Listen here

My Cambodian Twin, BBC Radio Four

The true story of Annie Caulfield and her determination to complete her final travel book as she battled illness. Starring Pippa Haywood & Paul Ritter. Producer Emma Harding. 
Pick of the Week, The Observer, Pick of the Week, Radio Four
'An uncompromising and moving paean to love, friendship and bloody- mindedness'  The Times


Learn about Annie & buy her book, My Cambodian Twin

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Archive on 4. From Inside: The Guildford 4 BBC Radio 4


Radio documentary telling the story of Paul Hill and The Guildford Four, based on Hill's prison letters, includes interview with Paul and readings from Jonjo O'Neill.


Produced by Mary Ward Lowery. Presented by Martin McNamara


Listen to the documentary here                        The story behind the letters

Helped devise and co-produced 'Reasons To Be Cheerful', a Saturday morning factual entertainment show for BBC Radio Four, ran for three series

Producer, 'The Parting Glass', documentary on the tragic history of Irish migration. Presenter Fintan O'Toole with guests including Colm Toibin

Freelance contributor to BBC Radio 4's 'From Our Own Corespondent', BBC Radio London and other broadcasters

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