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Drama on One

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

In the Wings - The Curse of the Button Accordion

1/2/2019
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Featuring writer /comedians Sharon Mannion and Sue Collins

Duration:00:06:41

Hecuba by Marina Carr

12/14/2018
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Continuing a season of plays by women writers entitled ‘100 Years of Suffrage’, marking this year’s centenary of women’s attainment of the vote in Ireland. that was Hecuba written by Marina Carr

Duration:00:54:36

In the Wings - Hecuba by Marina Carr

12/9/2018
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In this week’s episode we hear from Playwright Marina Carr and actors Derbhle Crotty & Declan Conlon speaking about their work on Marina's play Hecuba.

Duration:00:13:15

Paper Femme by Caitríona Ní Mhurchú,

12/9/2018
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two worlds collide when a feminist podcast explores our Georgian past.

Duration:00:39:56

Parked by Aideen Henry

11/30/2018
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Starring Dawn Bradfield and Aaron Monaghan

Duration:00:43:00

Sharon by Katie Holly

11/23/2018
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Sharon by Katie Holly Drama On One - this week begins a season of plays by women writers to celebrate RTÉ’s ‘The Big Picture – a Woman’s World’ and to mark ‘100 years of Suffrage’,

Duration:00:49:49

My Brother Tim by Mick Jordan

11/16/2018
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No greater love hath any sister, so they say, than she who drags her slowcoach slob of a brother to a speed-date session, hoping to gift him a girlfriend

Duration:00:24:28

In the Wings - My Brother Tim by Mick Jordan

11/11/2018
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In the Wings where theatre practitioners talk about their work on stage and on air. In this week’s episode we hear from Writer Mick Jordan and actors Aonghus Óg McAnally, Liz Fitzgibbon and Kathy Rose O'Brien talking about Mick's play My Brother Tim which is next Sunday’s Drama on One

Duration:00:14:03

James’s Story by David Zane Mairowitz

10/28/2018
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stories about stories about people telling stories. Written and directed by David Zane Mairowitz and starring Stephen Rea, Produced by Kevin Brew

Duration:00:40:24

In the Wings - Preferred Medium

10/14/2018
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In this episode actors, Nick Dunning, Chris Mc Hallem and Michael James Ford, discuss working together on Preferred Medium by Bob Gallagher

Duration:00:12:57

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

Ma by Elaine Murphy

7/15/2018
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Ma Written by Elaine Murphy winner of the PJ O'Connor Radio Drama Awards 2018

Duration:00:37:24

The Curse of the Button Accordion

7/1/2018
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Written & performed by Sharon Mannion

Duration:00:46:56

In the Wings - Ma by Elaine Murphy

6/24/2018
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In this episode we hear from Writer Elaine Murphy and actor Marion O'Dwyer speaking about Ma Elaine's play which won the 2018 PJ O'Connor Awards

Duration:00:06:32

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