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Globe Theatre


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A season of six plays by leading writers broadcast both on Radio 4 and on the BBC World Service.
1: Events at Drimaghleen by WILLIAM TREVOR with and In a melancholy townland of modest farms, set amid the wind and the wet of some of the worst land in the west of Ireland, young Maureen McDowd cycles off to meet her lover. And so begins the horror of the tragedy that, on a chilled May morning, awaits the people of Drimaghleen....
Music composed by COLIN SELL played by DEIRDRE DODS (oboe) WILFRED GIBSON (violin) and LOWRI BLAKE (cello)
(Radio 41 World Service production) Stereo
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Unknown: William Trevor
Composed By: Colin Sell
Played By: Deirdre Dods
Violin: Wilfred Gibson
Violin: Lowri Blake
Directed By: David Hitchinson
Fr Sallins: T P McKenna
Hetty Fortune: Sarah Badel
O'Kelly: Sean Barrett
McDowd: P G Stephens
Mrs McDowd: Kate Binchy
Tyler: Nigel Anthony
Mrs Casey: Carmel McSharry
Carmody: Breffni McKenna
Maureen: Marcella Riordan
McDowd family: Kilian McKenna
McDowd family: Aine McCartney

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