From the writer of Crowman and Sharon and the writer of Gone Full Havisham and Mary and Me, Katie Holly and Irene Kelleher bring you three new comic radio dramas.
Cork writer’s Katie Holly (Sharon - RTÉ Drama on One) and Irene Kelleher (Mary and Me - RTÉ Drama on One) have once again joined forces to bring a trio of radio comedy-dramas to the Midsummer Festival. Featuring renowned comedian Laura O’ Mahony and Irish Times Theatre Award-nominated John McCarthy, and sound designed / recorded by Cormac O’ Connor, you are in for an aural trinity treat!
'You look like small woodland creatures dress you in the morning, and he looks like a cartoon prince. Perfectly matched.'
Two teachers who have brought their 1st class pupils to a Christmas Pageant rehearsal in the local church, and find themselves in their first real conversation together, with surprising results...
“I can’t. It’s my mother’s wake. It looks back at me"
"You can, it’s your mother’s wake.”
Lily suffers her way through the sea of Auntie Rachel’s sandwiches, cousin Aileen’s juicing recipes and Aoibheann’s woodland theme wedding plans, until an old face from her past arrives. Rapidly changing into her x-rated top and revelling in the disapproving whispers from the neighbours, Lily is not your typical mourner. She will not let the night that’s in it thwart her plans.
'And that was, of course, ‘I’d fill a septic tank with the tears I’ve cried for you’ by Dermot Fahy and the Flagstones, from their new album ‘Pebbledash my Bungalow’ which is roasting hot at number 97 on the country and Irish regional charts, not including Drogheda…'
Local radio station DJ Geraldine is in the middle of a passive aggressive row with her long suffering producer live on the air...
Pageant and Judge Ger Written by: Katie Holly
Wake Written by: Irene Kelleher
Sound Design: Cormac O’ Connor
Pageant Cast: Katie Holly, Irene Kelleher
Wake Cast: Irene Kelleher, Laura O’ Mahony, Katie Holly, John McCarthy, Denis O’ Sullivan
Judge Ger Cast: Laura O’ Mahoney, Irene Kelleher, John McCarthy, Katie Holly