Listen at: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b017ss4b

Sean O'Casey's classic play set in the midst of the Easter Rising of 1916. The impact of events is viewed through the eyes of ordinary people inhabiting a Dublin tenement. O'Casey's masterpiece paints a vivid portrait of a city and a nation in turmoil.

The Plough and the Stars was chosen for Drama on 3 by the playwright Kwame Kwei-Armah. Kwame also introduces this new production of the play.

Musical Director ….. Conrad Nelson.

Credits

     

  

Role

  

  

Contributor

  

Actor

Sean O'Casey

 

Nora

 

Elaine Cassidy

 

Jack

 

Padraic Delaney

 

Bessie

 

Gabrielle Reidy

 

Fluther

 

Finbar Lynch

 

Peter

 

Stephen Hogan

 

The Covey

 

Jonathan Forbes

 

Mrs Gogan

 

Fiona Clarke

 

Mollser

 

Rebecca Gleeson

 

Rosie

 

Jane McGrath

 

Capt Brennan

 

Matthew McNulty

 

Lieut. Langan

 

Sam Smith

 

Director

Nadia Molinari

 

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