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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

From the River of Ghosts by Roger Gregg

8/8/2019
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an intimate love letter commemorating the lives of a working family pursuing their dreams over several generations in America’s rust belt. Playwright and composer Roger Gregg weaves his signature blend of storytelling, poetry, music and song

Duration:00:46:21

Facing the Music by Karl O'Neill

8/4/2019
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with John Kavanagh as Dmitri Shostakovich

Duration:00:40:07

Shirley Temple Killer Queen by Alan McMonagle

7/28/2019
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Sibling sister assassins-for-hire, Mel and Lu, have just turned up at the location for their very last kill - Armed with two guns, one switchblade knife and enough attitude to ensure that the overly inquisitive barkeep is not going to give them the runaround.

Duration:00:44:38

Write Your Mind

5/26/2019
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A play about Youth Mental Health - monologues devised by writers with young people. The play was devised by the JIGSAW Offaly Service in partnership with Offaly Youth Theatre

Duration:00:42:21

You'd Better Sit Down by Nyree Yergainharsian

5/19/2019
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A drama offering a uniquely placed insight into the chaos of family dynamics in the face of illness. You’d Better Sit Down is inspired by the real life events of Sona Yergainharsian and her blog lymphsona.blogspot.com

Duration:00:44:04

In the Wings - You'd Better Sit Down

5/12/2019
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Nyree Yergainharsian and Manus Halligan talk about working on Nyree's play You'd Better Sit Down for Drama on One

Duration:00:10:10

Fish Climbing Trees

4/28/2019
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Featuring Clare Barrett, and Peter Daly

Duration:00:45:30

In the Wings - Fish Climbing Trees

4/21/2019
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this weeks In The Wings hears the voices of writer Joe O' Byrne and actors Clare Barrett and Peter Daly talking about working on Joe's play "Fish Climbing Trees"

Duration:00:17:28

Oedipus by Derek Mahon Part 1

4/14/2019
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Oedipus by Derek Mahon after Sophocles' King Oedipus and Oedipus at Colonus With Stephen Rea in the title role

Duration:00:47:46

Oedipus by Derek Mahon Part 2

4/12/2019
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Oedipus by Derek Mahon after Sophocles' King Oedipus and Oedipus at Colonus With Stephen Rea in the title role

Duration:00:33:48

Mouthpieces by Eimear McBride

3/31/2019
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Featuring Aoife Duffin, Mouthpieces divides into three miniature plays, each depicting a fragment of female experience, all of them in the author's vivid, original and sharp-witted style.

Duration:00:21:15

In the Wings - Mouthpieces by Eimear McBride

3/25/2019
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Tonight writer Eimear McBride and actor Aoife Duffin discuss Mouthpieces - Eimear's triptych of miniature plays, each depicting a fragment of female experience.

Duration:00:19:46

Northern Lights by Stephen Jones

3/3/2019
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starring Stephen Jones and Séana Kerslake

Duration:00:49:48

Mary and Me by Irene Kelleher

2/24/2019
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Hannah Brennan is 15 and living in a small close knit community. Sure, she has friends, but no one understands her and no one will listen to her- except for the Statue of The Blessed Virgin at The Grotto.

Duration:00:43:09

In the Wings - Northern Lights

2/24/2019
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Writer & actor Stephen Jones, Actor Séana Kerslake and Director Karl Shiels talk about working on Northern Lights by Stephen Jo

Duration:00:11:15

In the Wings - Mary & Me

2/17/2019
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Playwright and performer Irene Kelleher and poet Paula Meehan discuss Irene's play 'Mary and Me'.

Duration:00:14:54

Mr Sun by Gillian Grattan

2/1/2019
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A story of slow conversion, from solitariness to a sense of solidarity with the ordeal of the world, Mr Sun by Gillian Grattan stars Kathy Rose O'Brien, Pat Laffan, Áine Ní Mhuirí, Pat Laffan, .

Duration:00:46:58

Haughey/Gregory by Colin Murphy

1/27/2019
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A housing crisis, a hung Dáil and an unlikely alliance - based on true events, Haughey/Gregory tells the story of the Gregory Deal, agreed by Charles J. Haughey and Independent TD, Tony Gregory in 1982.

Duration:00:41:28

In the Wings - Mr Sun by Gillian Grattan

1/27/2019
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In this episode of In the Wings we hear writer Gillian Grattan and actor Áine Ní Mhuirí speaking about their work on Gillian's play Mr Sun

Duration:00:08:15

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