"Let's be careful out there..." From Sunday Miscellany on RTÉ Radio 1 - Tim Carey on his mother's friendship with Hill Street Blues star Daniel J Travanti.
When Travanti appeared on Terry Wogan's chat show on the BBC, I listened to my mother phone London and leave a message for him: if he was coming to Dublin, she would love to see him.
Now, surely, I’d find out if there was any substance behind her stories of her childhood friendship with him.
But the reply that came eventually from the Beeb neither confirmed nor denied any acquaintance: Mr Travanti didn’t have time to go to Dublin, maybe next time.
Listen to more from Sunday Miscellany here.