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Screen Two: 0 Mary This London

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Three young Dubliners go to London in search of fun, fortune and, in the case of 17-year-old Mary Kelly, an abortion. Homeless and jobless, their adventures quickly turn sour in this cautionary tale by Shane Connaughton , co-writer (with Jim Sheridan ) of the Oscar-winning film My Left Foot.
Connaughton's previous credits include the film The Playboys, which starred Albert Finney and Aidan Quinn ; he is currently working on a screenplay on the life of W B Yeats and Maud Gonne entitled A Terrible Beauty, to be directed by Anjelica Huston. Also the author of two novels (A Border Station and The Run of the Country), Connaughton was the subject of last year's BBC documentary A Border Childhood.
Sinead O'Connor sings the opening song A Dream for Living, while the title song is performed by Ronnie Drew, lead singer of the Dubliners.
Producer Helen Greaves
Director Suri Krishnamma
Followed by Saint of the Day St john Climacus

Contributors

Unknown: Mary Kelly
Unknown: Shane Connaughton
Unknown: Jim Sheridan
Unknown: Albert Finney
Unknown: Aidan Quinn
Unknown: W B Yeats
Unknown: Maud Gonne
Directed By: Anjelica Huston
Unknown: Sinead O'Connor
Unknown: Ronnie Drew
Producer: Helen Greaves
Director: Suri Krishnamma
Unknown: St john Climacus
Mickey Malone: Jason Barry
Mary Kelly: Oba Seagrave
Bimbo Burns: Dylan Tighe
Neville: Ram Johnholder
Sophie: Lesley Manville
Poet: John Otway
Ranting woman: Meera Syal
Priest: Frank Kelly
Major: Leslie French

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Screen Two: 0 Mary This London

BBC Two England, 30 March 1994 21.00






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