Set in Ireland, Sharon Curley is a 20 year old living with her parents and many brothers and sisters. When she gets herself pregnant and refuses to name the father, she becomes the talk of the town.
She's got a little secret and a lot of explaining to do.
Did You Know?
This is the second story in Roddy Doyle's "Barrytown Trilogy", following the adventures of the Rabbitte family. However, as 20th century Fox owned the film rights to the Rabbitte name (from The Commitments), the characters had to be re-named in the subsequent film adaptations (The Snapper, The Van). See more
When Sharon Curley goes into labour, they all pile into Jimmy's VW van to go to the maternity hospital, In the next scene we see the van travel south over Butt bridge in the center of Dublin. But the Rotunda maternity hospital in on the north side of Dublin, The same side as the Coolock home of the Curleys. See more
Is this your first?
Yeah. Oh no, no, no. It's, uh, it's my first grandchild. Is it your first?
No, my third.
Have you read this?
[holds a Family Planning book
References Antiques Roadshow
It's My Life
Written by Dr. Alban
and Denniz Pop
Performed by Dr. Alban See more