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Tongues of Fire

David Pownall imagines fireworks between WB Yeats and Sean O'Casey. A Nobel laureate visits Dublin's Abbey Theatre in 1913 and each Irish dramatist suspects the other has an agenda.

Dublin's Abbey Theatre in 1913. W.B. Yeats plans to stage a play by the mystical Bengali poet and Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore. But he doesn't reckon on the disruptive antics of the young, ambitious playwright-to-be Sean O'Casey. David Pownall imagines the fireworks between the two legendary Irishmen.

Director ..... Peter Kavanagh.

45 minutes

Last on

Thu 4 Dec 2014 14:15

Credits

Role Contributor
Yeats Dermot Crowley
Tagore Sam Dastor
O'Casey Stephen Hogan
Mother Elaine Claxton
Lord Lieutenant Sam Dale
Priest David Acton
Director Peter Kavanagh
Writer David Pownall

Broadcast

  • Thu 4 Dec 2014 14:15