Phonsie is keen to send Guard Gallagher to sing in a New York competition. It's 1956 in the sleepy Irish town. Stars TP McKenna.
Phonsie's keen to send Guard Gallagher to take part in a singing competition in New York.
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 the Reverend Hawthorne and John Hewitt as Guard Gallagher.
Music arranged and performed by Stephanie Hughes.
Directed at BBC Belfast by Peter Kavanagh.
First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1998.
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