Tuesday, 18 May 2010

RTE P.J O'Connor awards

The shortlist for this radio play competition was announced on Friday's Arena programme. 17 out of a total 135 submitted. I personally don't recognse any names. Congrats to all.

THE KIDNAP by BILLY O’CALLAGHAN

SPEED-DATING IN THE LAND OF CAT WOMEN by JENNIFER McGRATH

NEW MANCHEGO by THOMAS EMMET

QUAVERS by DAVID McCALL

HARD DRIVE by MICHAEL D. O’CALLAGHAN

READING ICARUS by ASHLEY TAGGART

DE-LIGHTED by TERRY O’BRIEN

THE QUIET WILLOUGHBYS by NEIL FLYNN

SHE’S NOT MINE by ROSALEEN McDONAGH

THE COWBOYS by PETER TRANT

A MOTHER’s VOCATION by BRENDAN O’LEARY

GRENADES by TARA MCKEVITT

JUST IMAGINE by JOHN AUSTIN CONNOLLY

THE GHOST ROOM by OLIVER McQUILLAN

BUZZ ME WHEN YOU’RE DONE by BRIAN FENNELLY

15th AUGUST 1998 by ROSS DUNGAN

THE EULOGY OF HARRY BROGAN by ALAN ARCHBOLD

The final adjudication will be made on June 4th.

The Francis MacManus short story award has loads more entries than this and the shortlist will be announced this Wednesday 19th May.

1 comment:

About Mags Treanor said...

I know one of them! Jenny McGrath - it it's her. She's a writer and actress. She was the gypsy girl in the film of 'The Field'. I haven't read any of her stuff, but now I'm hoping she wins. Pity you don't line them up on stage and vote for them on a phone line...