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RTE Ireland

We seek to create a radio drama archive of the highest calibre, reflecting our national culture and talent within the international context in which it sits. We aim to support and develop new writing and new acting and directorial talent and to provide a vibrant and dynamic stage for both. Above all else, we exist to serve our listeners and to bring you the magical world of radio drama at a time and place of your choosing. Join us. Stay with us. Enjoy!

We seek to create a radio drama archive of the highest calibre, reflecting our national culture and talent within the international context in which it sits. We aim to support and develop new writing and new acting and directorial talent and to provide a vibrant and dynamic stage for both. Above all else, we exist to serve our listeners and to bring you the magical world of radio drama at a time and place of your choosing. Join us. Stay with us. Enjoy!
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Location:

Dublin, Ireland

Networks:

RTE Ireland

Description:

We seek to create a radio drama archive of the highest calibre, reflecting our national culture and talent within the international context in which it sits. We aim to support and develop new writing and new acting and directorial talent and to provide a vibrant and dynamic stage for both. Above all else, we exist to serve our listeners and to bring you the magical world of radio drama at a time and place of your choosing. Join us. Stay with us. Enjoy!

Language:

English

Contact:

RTÉ Radio 1 Donnybrook, Dublin 4 01 208 3111


Episodes

Good Night Irene by Jennifer Johnston

10/14/2018
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The year is 2005, the town is Eureka. One man is American, the other Irish. Both have suffered /are suffering loss in their lives. As the music fades and the conversation ends the loneliness remains.

Duration:00:40:59

Shouting Out Silence by Louise Lewis

9/30/2018
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During the last hours of Lizzie's life a haunted past seeps into her consciousness. In this intimate, often heart-wrenching recounting, Lizzie remembers a past she fought hard to forget. From a nameless beginning to her imminent end will she finally find a voice to tell her story?

Duration:00:41:12

In the Wings - Shouting Out Silence

9/23/2018
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This research into the lives of those in Hospice care inspired the play, Shouting out Silence, written by Louise Lewis and devised in collaboration with Gorretti Slavin The programme features Breda Casserly Pastoral Care Chaplain, Therese O'Reilly and Nicola Purcell Clinical Nurse Manager.

Duration:00:16:08

Domestic Robots by John Boorman

9/23/2018
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written and directed by John Boorman and starring Brendan Gleeson and Stephen Rae

Duration:00:38:21

Good Clothes by Paul Artherton

7/29/2018
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3rd prize in the 2018 PJ O'Connor Awards.Set in 1970s Belfast, The Clark family live a life of peaceful co-existence with their neighbours. However the continuing polarisation of communities and ghettoisation of the city forces them to reconsider their life choices.

Duration:00:33:19

Brothers by Liam Murray

7/22/2018
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The play won second place in the PJ O'Connor Radio Drama Awards 2018 and stars Stephen Jones and Paul Ronan. Produced by Kevin Brew

Duration:00:38:09

The Curse of the Button Accordion

7/1/2018
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Written & performed by Sharon Mannion

Duration:00:46:56

The Lad From Laghy by Michael Harnett

6/24/2018
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Ruth McGill is Aggie, a Donegal draper's assistant in a precarious wartime romance with an English air-force officer stationed across the border during the Emergency.

Duration:00:48:28

Preferred Medium by Bob Gallagher

6/17/2018
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Tells the story of Irishwoman Ceila O'Dowd, the ambitious director of an English public art gallery, who feels her latest curated exhibition represents the last chance for promotion and preferment.

Duration:00:41:33

Lockie's Umbrella by Philip Davison

6/10/2018
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with Barry McGovern as a poor unfortunate fellow who finds he's astray in himself. Produced by Aidan Mathews

Duration:00:35:38

Wrapped by Tracy Martin

6/3/2018
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Tracy Martin's debut play Wrapped is a comedy with a sharp edge that explores the unlikely symbiotic friendship that develops between two women going broke, going crazy and going nowhere ...

Duration:00:51:09

Kicking all the Boxes

5/13/2018
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Kicking all the Boxes written & performed by Liz Fitzgibbon. Naoise Murphy, a one-time European Kick boxing champion is 30 today. Follow Naoise in her imaginings of what was, what is and what could be! Kicking all the boxes examines choices and their possible consequences.

Duration:00:39:07

Menierves - a farewell to Shaymo’s house.

12/28/2017
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Shay Healy, recently sold his house in Sandymount in Dublin. He shared the house with his late wife Deedee for 35 years. Shaymo took Kevin Reynolds for a bitter-sweet saunter round the grand old house.

Duration:00:26:54

The Little Penpal by Caitríona NíMhurchú

12/25/2017
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Christmas day special from Drama on One , based on a story from the life of Franz Kafka.. Starring Kathy Rose O’Brien, Ingrid Craigie, Raymond Keane and Genevieve Hulme Beaman Producer: Kevin Brew

Duration:00:28:20

Her Husband His Wife by Cathal Boylan

11/26/2017
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Starring Darragh Kelly, Janet Moran, Simon O'Gorman, Fiona Bell, Joe Taylor, Paul Tylak and Sophie Jo Wasson. Recommended by the jury of this year's PJ O'Connor Playwrighting Awards.

Duration:00:40:23

100 Everyday Menaces by John Morton

11/19/2017
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tarring Gus Mc Donagh, Peter Daly, janet Moran, Enda Oates, Eva Bartley and Aisling O'Neill.

Duration:00:38:37

The Honeysuckle Smasher by Noel T Simpson

11/12/2017
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Runner up 2017 PJ O'Connor Awards

Duration:00:50:02

K.LO. for the Doggy by Robert Barrett

11/5/2017
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!st Place PJ O'Connor Awards 2017

Duration:00:38:01

People Walking on Water by Alan McMonagle

10/22/2017
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two argumentative men, a tricksy bridge and one almighty chancer, starring Eamon Morrissey, Muiris Crowley and Manus Halligan

Duration:00:43:13

Interview with a General by Peter Sirr

10/15/2017
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a contemporary recapitulation of an ancient drama from sixth-century classical Greece, with Des Cave as the commanding officer and Cathy Belton as the pursuing reporter.

Duration:00:53:01