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Screen Two: A Man of No Importance


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Drama, featuring the star of Dennis Potter's "Karaoke", Albert Finney
Dublin, 1960s: as usual, bus conductor Alfie Byrne is captivating his passengers by reciting from the works of Oscar Wilde. This morning, however, they are joined on their route by a new face, the beautiful Adele Rice, and Alfie realises he has the opportunity to fulfil his dream of staging Wilde's Salome, with Adele as his princess.
(1994, 15)
See Films: pages 49-56 ****
How TV keeps Britain's film Industry alive: page 6
Spotlight on Tara Fitzgerald: page 9


Director: Suri Krishnamma
Alfie Byrne: Albert Finney
Robbie Fay: Rufus Sewell
Lily Byrne: Brenda Fricker
Adele Rice: Tara Fitzgerald
Carney: Michael Gambon
Carson: Patrick Malahide
Mrs Grace: Anna Manahan
Ernie Lally: Joe Pilkington
Rasher Flynn: Brendan Conroy
Phil Curran: Pat Killalea
Jack Curran: John Killalea
Mr Gorman: Pascal Perry
Mrs Crowe: Joan O'Hara
Mrs Rock: Eileen Reid
Baldy: David Kelly
Father Kenny: Mick Lally
Mrs Curtin: Eileen Conroy
John: Stuart Dunne
Breton-Beret: Joe Savino
Kitty: Paudge Behan
Landlady's son: Dylan Tighe
Garda: Enda Oates
Treasurer: Jimmy Keogh
Woman at canal: Catherine Byrne
Mrs Dunne: Maureen Egan
Mr Ryan: Paddy Ashe
Waitress: Ingrid Craigie
Foley: Damien Kaye
Young man: Jonathan Rhys-Myers
Young man: Paul Roe

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