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DO32009031520100103To mark the centenary of the death of Irish playwright JM Synge, Radio 3 presents new productions of two of his pivotal short plays.
The Tinker's Wedding is a light comedy about the country people of Wicklow while Riders to the Sea is often described as the definitive Irish tragedy.
They are presented alongside a documentary recorded on location in Galway and the Aran Islands.
The Tinker's Wedding
Sarah Casey....Denise Gough
  • another man....Stephen Hogan
  • bartley....nick lee
  • cathleen....denise gough
  • mary byrne....brid brennan
  • michael byrne....Stephen Hogan
  • nora....fiona o'shaughnessy
  • old man....john rogan
  • one of the women....caroline guthrie
  • priest....john rogan
    riders to the sea
    maurya....brid brennan
  • with.... - - - contributions from thomas conway, james harrold, dara o conaola, lasairfhiona ni chonaola, maire mulkerrin, dolores lyne and sean o coistealbha.
    produced and directed by steven canny.
    two of jm synge's classic irish plays to mark the 100th anniversary of his death
  • DO3New productions of two of Irish playwright JM Synge's pivotal short plays.
    The Tinker's Wedding is a light comedy about the country people of Wicklow while Riders to the Sea is often described as the definitive Irish tragedy.
    They are presented alongside a documentary recorded on location in Galway and the Aran Islands.
    The Tinker's Wedding
    Sarah Casey....Denise Gough
    Michael Byrne....Stephen Hogan
    Mary Byrne....Brid Brennan
    Priest....John Rogan
    Riders to the Sea
    Maurya....Brid Brennan
    Nora....Fiona O'Shaughnessy
    Cathleen....Denise Gough
    Bartley....Nick Lee
    Old Man....John Rogan
    Another Man....Stephen Hogan
    One of the Women....Caroline Guthrie
    With contributions from Thomas Conway, James Harrold, Dara O Conaola, Lasairfhiona Ni Chonaola, Maire Mulkerrin, Dolores Lyne and Sean O Coistealbha.
    Produced and directed by Steven Canny.
    Two productions by Irish playwright JM Synge: The Tinker's Wedding and Riders to the Sea.
    2009031520100103New productions of two of Irish playwright JM Synge's pivotal short plays. The Tinker's Wedding is a light comedy about the country people of Wicklow while Riders to the Sea is often described as the definitive Irish tragedy. They are presented alongside a documentary recorded on location in Galway and the Aran Islands.
    The Tinker's Wedding
    Sarah Casey ...... Denise Gough
    Michael Byrne ...... Stephen Hogan
    Mary Byrne ...... Brid Brennan
    Priest ...... John Rogan
    Riders to the Sea
    Maurya ...... Brid Brennan
    Nora ...... Fiona O'Shaughnessy
    Cathleen ...... Denise Gough
    Bartley ...... Nick Lee
    Old Man ...... John Rogan
    Another Man ...... Stephen Hogan
    One of the Women ...... Caroline Guthrie
    With contributions from Thomas Conway, James Harrold, Dara O Conaola, Lasairfhiona Ni Chonaola, Maire Mulkerrin, Dolores Lyne and Sean O Coistealbha.
    Produced and directed by Steven Canny.
    2009031520100103

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