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Ulster Volunteers By Gary Mitchell, broadcast on Rte on 2014


From the battlefields of Belfast to the battlefields of Belgium..

This play moves through two time zones - the Battlefields of Belgium in 1916 and the Battlegrounds of Belfast today. In this dual narrative, the notions of "heroism" and "camaraderie" are explored and examined.


Matthew Mc Elhinney played Dinger Bell,

Joanne was Roisin Gallagher,

Michael Liebmann played Soda Baker

Mrs. Bell was played by Stella Mc Cusker.

Stuart Graham played the part of Captain Eric Bell

Lieutenant Geoffrey Cather was Marty Maguire.

Gorretti Slavin was the Announcer,

Garth Mc Conaghie was Billy and the Private was Gary Mitchell.

Captain Willard Spender was played by Nick Dunning.

The singer was Elaine Mc Conaghie and all guitars were played by Ian Smith.

The composer and sound designer was Garth Mc Conaghie

Sound Supervision was by Mark Dwyer and Damien Chennells.

The Dramaturg was Jesper Bergmann.

Producer by Kevin Reynolds.

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