The Thank You Card Problem

The Thank You Card Problem

By BBC Radio 4

So many questions in this week’s instalment: Does the thought of writing a stack of thank you cards fill you with dread? Why does nobody seem to send them, anymore? Can you find a way to a new you after a long-term relationship – especially an abusive one – in the harsh world of modern dating? How can you make amends when you’ve accidentally angered all the old ladies in your apartment block? Can you really make stock from feathers?

Pull up a chair at Marian and Tara’s virtual kitchen table and the producer might even pour you a cup of sound effect tea.

Marian Keyes is a multi award-winning writer, with a total of over 30 million of her books sold to date in 33 languages. Her close friend Tara Flynn is an actress, comedian and writer. Together, these two friends have been through a lot, and now want to use their considerable life experience to help solve your biggest - and smallest - of the things that keep us awake at night.

Previous series were welcomed by listeners and critics: "Both are warm and kind enough to not only be funny but also offer genuinely thoughtful, if left-field, advice." (Miranda Sawyer, The Observer) "Keyes and Flynn are my new favourite double-act." (Jane Anderson - Radio Times) "I found their compassion endlessly soothing." (Rachel Cunliffe - The New Statesman)

Recorded in Dublin with emails received from listeners around the world.

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Producer: Steve Doherty. A Giddy Goat production for BBC Radio 4 and BBC Sounds

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