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Episode 4

Episode 4 of 6

The residents await news from New York, and the Hawthornes are fretting. It's 1956 in the sleepy Irish town. Starring TP McKenna.

Residents await news of Guard Gallagher's performance in New York while the Hawthornes fret about their declining congregation.

Series set in the sleepy town of Ballylenon, Co Donegal in 1956.

Written by Christopher Fitz-Simon.

Starring TP McKenna as Phonsie Doherty, Margaret D'Arcy as Muriel McConkey, Stella McCusker as Vera McConkey, Aine McCartney as Vivienne Hawthorne, Gerard Murphy as Rev Samuel Hawthorne, Gerard McSorley as Stumpy Bonnar, Ali White as Josie Doherty and Charlie Bonnar as Packy McGoldrick.

Music arranged and performed by Stephanie Hughes.

Directed at BBC Belfast by Peter Kavanagh.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1998.

30 minutes

Last on

Wed 20 Mar 2019 04:30