The extraordinary story of Frank and Breda, an American GI and an Irish milk maid who ‘met’ via a message in a bottle which Frank threw overboard. In the early 1950s this story was a worldwide news sensation. 60 years later we find out what really happened.   Frank and Breda are no longer with us, but their letters and their respective children help tell a story that’s partly about friendship, possibly about deceit but absolutely involves bicycles.

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Narrated and Produced by Peter Mulryan

Production Supervision by Liam O’Brien

First broadcast: August 4th 2012 @2pm

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