Geraldine James stars in this wonderful drama, originally broadcast on Channel Four, based on the novel by Maeve Binchy and set in the Irish town of Castlebay in the 1950's. Clare O'Brien seems to have achieved her dreams of escape from small-town life when she wins a scholarship to university in Dublin. Once there, however, she embarks on a passionate relationship with David Power, son of Castlebay's doctor and a fellow student. The affair has devastating results for Clare and the repercussions echo throughout their home town. Echoes is a saga of intrigue, passion and unresolved frustration set against the background of a windswept town concealing deep emotions.