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The Saturday Play:The Dead

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Written by James Joyce , dramatised by Christopher Fitz-Simon , with Dermot Crowley as Gabriel and Catherine Byrne as Gretta. Dublin 1903. Travelling to the Yuletide party traditionally given by Gabriel's aged aunts, Gretta looks forward to the feast of Edwardian song, dance, and music while Gabriel frets about his forthcoming speech. with Pauline Delaney , Ian Masters. Marcella Riordan , Annabel Mullion , and David Antrobus Piano played by Mary Nash. Singing by Michael Redway , David Antrobus and Marcella Riordan Director Peter Kavanagh Repeat

Contributors

Written By: James Joyce
Dramatised By: Christopher Fitz-Simon
Unknown: Dermot Crowley
Unknown: Catherine Byrne
Unknown: Pauline Delaney
Unknown: Ian Masters.
Unknown: Marcella Riordan
Unknown: Annabel Mullion
Piano: David Antrobus
Played By: Mary Nash.
Unknown: Michael Redway
Unknown: David Antrobus
Unknown: Marcella Riordan
Director: Peter Kavanagh
Aunt Kate: Kate Binchy
Aunt Julia: Maggie Whiting
Mary Jane: Use-Ann McLaughlin
Lily: Hilary Reynolds
Mr Browne: Nigel Anthony
Freddy Malins: Mark Lambert

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The Saturday Play:The Dead

BBC Radio 4 FM, 17 October 1998 15.00






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