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Tales from the Northside Episode 3 – Black Monday

‘Black Monday’ by Henry Hudson. This is a most unusual play as the main characters are presented by the voices of a bowler hat worn by a stockbroker and a greasy cap worn by a down and out. The play is set in 1987 and examines the destruction ...

Tales from the Northside Episode 2 – Poodles

‘Poodles’ by Denis Byrne This play explores the haphazard effort of young drug addict aided by his hapless girlfriend from well-to-do families to rob a small cafe to get money to feed their habit. The play breaks through the veneer of respectability ...

Tales from the Northside Episode 1 – The Reading

‘The Reading’ by Helen McNamara. This play examines the position of a so-called ‘common law wife’ when it comes to wills and the law. This radio play examines the plight of such a woman and how she can be cast aside despite caring ...