Student Stories

Ep 1/3

Friday 4 January

3.45pm-4.00pm

BBC RADIO 4

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Three stories about contemporary student life written by students. Offering a snapshot of student life in its many and various forms.

The first story is Carrel 16 - Fifth Floor - Ussher Library by Gerald Murphy. Brendan has a plan: study for his exams in the library then crash the college ball. But when his revision doesn't go as expected, he discovers an unexpected escape plan.

Gerald Murphy holds an MA in Playwriting from Trinity College Dublin as well as a Diploma in Film and TV Project Development from UCLA. His primary degree was in Marketing. He has written several plays including the RTE PJ O'Connor Award-winning radio play Stranger In The Night and Take Me Away, winner of the Edinburgh Fringe First Award and the Stewart Parker Award. Gerald teaches scriptwriting at BCFE in Dublin and in 2012 co-founded Figure 8 Films with Orla Murphy.

Producer/Heather Larmour for the BBC

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