Clare Boylan Radio Plays

13.06.04, by Molly Keane, dram, 2 x 60m. Classic Serial.

BBC Blurb:
Adapted by Clare Boylan

Nominated for the Booker Prize in 1981, Molly Keane's novel is widely regarded as her best work, a classic Irish "big house" drama chronicling the lives of the aristocratic Anglo-Irish St Charles family.

Aroon, the plain and self conscious daughter of the Anglo-Irish St Charles family, must learn to cope with the trials of growing up amidst the decaying grace and loose morals of her peculiar and dysfunctional family.

Aroon ...... Sylvestra Le Touzel
Mummie ...... Beth Goddard
Papa ...... Julian Wadham
Hubert ...... Ciaran McMenamin
Richard ...... Jonathan Firth
Rose ...... Tina Kellegher
Breda ...... Nuala O'Neill
Mrs. Brock ...... Ruth Sheen
Young Aroon ...... Hannah R Gordon
Young Hubert ...... Daniel Price
Lady Grizel ...... Rosy Billingham
Producer Gemma McMullan.

Ladies Night At Finbar's Hotel ....2003
28 Nov 03. By Maeve Binchy, Clare Boylan, Emma Donnohue, Deirdre Purcell, Anne Haverty, Eilis Ni Dhuibhne, Kate O'Riordan. A refreshing and imaginative Irish comedy divulging the hidden secrets of each of the guests staying at Finbar's Hotel, the hotel where just about anything can happen.

R4. 5 x 15m. readings.
(1) 28thDec98. NAY,IVY,NAY by Shena Mackay, read by Crawford Logan.
(2) 29thDec98. ANGELS BENDING NEAR THE EARTH by Angela Huth, read by Prunella Scales.
(3) 30thDec98. IT DIDN'T MEAN A THING by Clare Boylan, read by Pat Laffan.

Nigel Deacon / Diversity website

Asterisked plays known to exist in VRPCC collections

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