Novels, Plays & Schooldays – The Plough And The Stars

Novels, Plays and Schooldays is a new 9 part radio series produced by Near FM with
financial support from The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland. The series looks at the
novels and plays that form part of the Junior and Leaving Certificate English syllabus
and discusses potential questions and approaches to those questions. The series
features panel discussions with local schools and their teachers. The third programme, discusses The Plough and the Stars and prescribed comparative texts with teacher Geraldine Finlay and students from KLEAR Adult Education Centre in Kilbarrack. The programmes also feature dramatisations and narrations of key excerpts from the texts, performed by various contributors and members of the Near FM Drama Group.