Sweeney Astray

Episodes

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Programme Catalogue - Details: 1990111119901111

Producer: O'CALLAGHAN, Eoin

Description

SBH:SWEENEY ASTRAY: written, adapted and narrated by Seamus Heaney. The tale of the Warrior King Sweeney, who, in flight from the new Christian morality, transmogrifies into a bird and goes astray in the wilderness. With Stephen Rea as Sweeney. Music composed by David Byers. Produced by Eoin O'callaghan.

OTN:SBE944/89DA6092 TXN/TDT:R3 11-Nov-1990 ANT:Op & Cl

Broadcast history

11 Nov 1990 00:00-00:00 (RADIO 3)

Contributors

Denys Hawthorne (Actor)

Stephen Rea (Actor)

Stella Mccusker (Actor)

Gerard Mcsorley (Actor)

Seamus Heaney (Author)

David Byers (Composer)

Eoin O'callaghan (Producer)

Notes: CAIRS 490700.

SP19901111

Producer: E.

O'CALLAGHAN

Next in series: THE HAIRY APE

Previous in series: OBSERVE THE SONS OF ULSTER MARCHING TOWARDS THE SOMME

Description

Written, adapted and narrated by Seamus Heaney.

The story of a Warrior King, who, in his flight from the new Christian morality, transmogrifies into a bird and goes astray in the wilderness.

Subject Categories

drama programmes (genre)

Broadcast history

11 Nov 1990 19:30-20:30 (RADIO 3)

15 Sep 1991 19:30-20:30 (RADIO 3)

Contributors

Denys Hawthorne (Actor)

Stephen Rea (Actor)

Stella Mccusker (Actor)

Gerard Mcsorley (Actor)

Seamus Heaney (adap)

David Byers (Composer)

Recorded on 1989-11-02.

SP19910915

First broadcast on 1990-11-11

Producer: E.

O'CALLAGHAN

Next in series: THE HAIRY APE

Previous in series: OBSERVE THE SONS OF ULSTER MARCHING TOWARDS THE SOMME

Description

Written, adapted and narrated by Seamus Heaney.

The story of a Warrior King, who, in his flight from the new Christian morality, transmogrifies into a bird and goes astray in the wilderness.

Subject Categories

drama programmes (genre)

Broadcast history

11 Nov 1990 19:30-20:30 (RADIO 3)

15 Sep 1991 19:30-20:30 (RADIO 3)

Contributors

Denys Hawthorne (Actor)

Stephen Rea (Actor)

Stella Mccusker (Actor)

Gerard Mcsorley (Actor)

Seamus Heaney (adap)

David Byers (Composer)

Recorded on 1989-11-02.