Novels, Plays and Schooldays Plays on Near FM


Producer and presenter DEBBIE HUTCHINSON talks to John Healy about ‘Novels, Plays, and Schooldays’.

Novels, Plays and Schooldays is a new nine-part radio series produced by Near fm with
financial support from The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland. The series looks at the
novels and plays that form part of the Junior and Leaving Certificate English syllabus
and discusses potential questions and approaches to those questions. The series
features panel discussions with local schools and their teachers. The first programme, discusses the novel Of Mice and Men and features teacher Michelle Fallon and students from inner city school, Larkin Community College. The programmes also feature dramatisations and narrations of key excerpts from the texts, performed by various contributors and members of the NEAR FM Drama

Duration: 28'45" DATE: May 20, 2015
Interviewer:John Healy
Producer:John Healy
Interviewee:Debbie Hutchinson
Themes:Local Arts & Culture
Keywords:Novels Plays and Schooldays, Debbie Hutchinson, Dramatisations, Radio Series, Radio Plays, Narratives, Education, Syllabus, Leaving Cert
LocationIreland Time Period:2015
Type:Sound Language:English
Creator:Near FM Publisher:Near FM
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