The Etymology of a Thief
Clare Dwyer Hogg reads her new original short story. After stealing a button as a child, Montreal knew that this overwhelming feeling of joy was something he could never ignore.
Clare Dwyer Hogg reads her new original short story 'The Etymology of a Thief' for Radio 4.
Clare Dwyer Hogg's first play, FAREWELL, premieredin December 2012 with Stephen Rea's Field Day theatre company, and her second, THIRSTY DUST was one of Field Day's trilogy of newly commissioned plays for Derry~Londonderry City of Culture. Her Afternoon Drama for BBC Radio 4, HAVE YOU SEEN THIS CHILD? was broadcast in June 2015 and an adaption of FAREWELL went out on BBC 3's THE WIRE in March 2013. Clare is also an award-winning journalist; in 2008 she received the Premio Luchetta award for human rights journalism for an article that appeared in the Observer Magazine. Most recently she has been writing for the Independent newspaper. Since 2005, she has also been a contributor on the Robert Elms show, BBC London radio. Clare was part of the 2011 New Playwrights Programme at the Abbey Theatre in Dublin. Currently she is under commission to Lyric Belfast and Prime Cut.
THE ETYMOLOGY OF A THIEF was written and read by Clare Dwyer Hogg.
Writer ..... Clare Dwyer Hogg
Reader ..... Clare Dwyer Hogg
Producer ..... Michael Shannon
Exec Producer ..... Gemma McMullan.