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They Met on Good Friday is a radio play by Louis MacNeice. It was first broadcast on the BBC Third Programme on 08 December 1959[1].

Plot[]

Cast[]

  • Old Woman - Bee Duffell[2]
  • Thorstein - James McKechnie
  • Earl Sigurd - Patrick Wymark
  • Sigtryg - Denys Hawthorne
  • Bishop - Brian O'Higgins
  • Gormlai - Kathleen Michael
  • King Brian - Patrick Magee
  • Harper - Robert Mooney
  • Poet - Robert Irwin
  • Halgerda - Mary Wimbush
  • Slave Girl - Sheila Brennan
  • Etain - Patricia Leventon
  • Brodir - Kenneth J. Warren
  • Muragh - P.G. Stephens
  • Mael Seachlainn - Eamonn Keane
  • Captain of the Guard - Rio Fanning
  • Turlough - Donal Donnelly

Critical Reception[]

References[]

  1. Drakakis, John (editor). British Radio Drama. Cambridge University Press 1981.
  2. MacNeice, Louis. Persons from Porlock and other plays for radio. BBC 1969
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