When a child goes missing there is one thing worse than finding a body – and that’s not finding a body.
No Body Recovered was written, produced and edited by Kevin Connolly, Maria Byrne, Diarmuid McIntyre, and Jeremy Skeet.
Commissioning editor: Fiona Campbell
Music by: Sarah Cullen
Additional editing: Daniel Clancy & Mary McDonnell
It is a production for BBC Stories in collaboration with Grey Heron Media
Episode 7 - Remembrance
In our final episode we ask if there’s any chance of family reconciliation. And we remember Mary, missing now for 42 years.
Episode 6 - Breakdown
Why is Mary's mother Mrs Boyle receiving hate mail?
Episode 5 - Exposed
Mary's sister Ann thinks she knows what happened to Mary. Her theory has divided the Boyle family.
Episode 4 - Charlie
Mary’s disappearance changed the lives of everyone she left behind. And the story of her father Charlie was to end in tragedy too.
Episode 3 - Theories
Gypsy bands, paedophile rings and Volkswagen drivers; we look at the rumours and the theories that have swirled around the investigation.
Episode 2 - Ripples
We meet Mary's twin sister Ann and start to realise how hard it is going to be to tell this story.
Gripping stuff from start to finish
Moving and tragic
A story that needs to be heard
No Body Recovered
Engrossing. You think you know a story, and then you hear it in detail from the people who lived it, and it takes on a whole new force. Devastating.
Thoughtful provocative listen
I was hooked from episode 1. Amazed to hear the impact of Mary’s disappearance on her family today. Beautifully crafted, intimate!