Drama on One
Playwrights in Profile Conor McPherson08/09/15
Sean Rocks talks to Conor Mc Pherson, the Dublin dramatist whose mastery of the monologue brought him from the Bush Theatre in London to Broadway success with his break-through play The Weir.
From Stage to Street Episode 3
Programme 3 -The Rose Tattoo by Tennessee Williams This week: the curious case of The Rose Tattoo. Presented by Colin Murphy. Featuring,Clara Simpson, Kate Binchy and Caitriona Crowe of the National Archives of Ireland.
A Swing for Jelly by Charlie McCarthy
Charlie McCarthy's sympathetic study of chromosomal disability. Joe Taylor is eloquent as the speechless subject, with Aine Ní Mhuirí as Mammy to her son Jelly and Mum to her daughter Ann, played by Dawn Bradfield.
In The Wings - Corofin Dramatic Society
Finalist in the 63rd RTÉ All-Ireland Drama Festival Athlone..
The Fund by Conor Malone
The Fund by Conor Malone took 3rd place in the PJ O’Connor awards 2015 and deals with the very topical issue of The International Monetary Fund. Based on true events and centering around Davison Budhoo and his dramatic 150 page letter of resignation...
In the Wings - Estuary Players Dublin
Runners up in the 63rd RTÉ All Ireland Drama Festival
In The Wings - Palace Players Fermoy
Winners 2015 Perpetual Trophy in the 63rd RTÉ All Ireland Drama Festival The Palace Players, Fermoy with Conversations On A Homecoming
Wittgenstein in the West by Stephen Toomey
The famous philosopher’s post-War pilgrimage to the peace and quiet of Connemara is proving problematic. He can’t construe the English of the Irish natives, let alone the Irish of his English-speaking neighbour. With Bob O’Mahoney, Maíre Ní Ghráinne...
WB and Me A Poet's Choice of Yeat's Poems
In the last in a short series of programmes “ WB and Me - A Poet's Choice of Yeats' Poems”, Rita Ann Higgins offers her personal reflections on Yeats’ “Broken Dreams”, “The Fascination of What’s Different ” and “What Then?”. On Sound was Tom Williams...
WB and Me A Poet's Choice of Yeats Michael Longley
For the month of June 2015 Drama on One presents a short series where poets offer their personal responses and reflections on favourite poems by WB Yeats. Michael Longley offers his personal reflections on Yeats’ “The Wild Swans at Coole”, “To A...
Intermission by Peter Ayscough
This short play takes place during the interval of a play. Two characters, He and She discuss the characters on stage..
Ghostbike by Elizabeth O'Neill
earts and flowers hung from the handlebars. A graveyard of bicycles The world of the ghostbike looms closer for David, as an accident churns up memories of an ex-girlfriend, Grace. Starring Emmet Kirwan, Gene Rooney and Andrew Bennett, beginning RTÉ...
Eating Seals and Seagull's Eggs
Eating Seals and Seagull’s Eggs by Caitríona Ní Mhurchú. To generations of Irish students Peig Sayers, is often an object of derision. Eating Seals and Seagull’s Eggs is her story, largely. Meet Peig Sayers as you have never heard her before....
Greetings From Fukushima by Erhard Schmied
A German detective drama about a nuclear family and the forty shades of Green ...with Patrick Dawson,Kathy Rose O’Brien,Aileen Mythen, Deirdre Monaghan, Jennifer O’Dea, Michael J. Forde and Peter Hanly Produced by Aidan Mathews
In The Wings - Greeting From Fukushima
This week in In The Wings we hear from the writer Erhard Schmied and the cast of his Play Greetings from Fukushima Produced by Kevin Reynolds
The Last Commissioner by Antoine Ó Flatharta
Starring Kate O'Toole, the play is set in Brussels in the not too distant future. The UK is about to vote on leaving the EU and Uzikistan has won the Eurovision Song Contest. Rachel Bell may be the last UK EU commissioner which spurs the pro European...
In The Wings - Deep by Raymond Scannell
In The Wings where practitioners discuss their work. Sir Henry’s in the ‘90s….Were you there? Over ten years ago the spiritual home of Cork’s first generation of ravers closed forever. Deep marks the occasion by exploring the social and political...
In The Wings –Judgement by Aidan Mathews
In The Wings. a programme in which radio artists discuss their work. This week writer Aidan Mathews and actor Ray Scannell share their thoughts and experiences of working on Judgement written by Aidan Mathews with John Kavanagh playing Socrates and...
My Name is Saoirse by Eva O'Connor
My Name is Saoirse, written and performed by Eva O’Connor is the story of a 15 year old girl coming of age in 1980’s Ireland.
Judgement by Aidan Mathews
Judgement is a version of Plato’s Crito by Aidan Mathews. Featuring John Kavanagh as Socrates and Raymond Scannell as Crito.
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