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 and what goes on in these families. However, the cafe owner, whose own nephew died from drugs, saves the day by forcing the young man to fight his demons, re-discover his artistic abilities and start on the road to recovery.

This programme was made with the support of the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland