A documentary follows a writer as they write a TV play based on their experiences in an Irish town. This is followed by a production of their play.

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Eamonn Hunt Eamonn Hunt ...  Michael 1 episode, 2014
Stella McCusker Stella McCusker 1 episode, 2014
Ian McElhinney ...  Connie 1 episode, 2014
Olwen Fouéré ...  Roy Maunsen 1 episode, 2014
Stuart Graham 1 episode, 2014
Mark Lambert Mark Lambert ...  John 1 episode, 2014
Dawn Bradfield Dawn Bradfield ...  Rosa 1 episode, 2014
Nika McGuigan ...  Dyla 1 episode, 2014
Elva Trill ...  Sandra 1 episode, 2014
Stephen Cromwell Stephen Cromwell ...  Chico 1 episode, 2014
Michael Ford-FitzGerald ...  Jimmy 1 episode, 2014
Stephen Jones Stephen Jones ...  Jacksy 1 episode, 2014
Brenda Brooks Brenda Brooks ...  Mrs. Collins 1 episode, 2014
Dara Devaney ...  Andrew 1 episode, 2014
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Play Next Door In Play Next Door a writer goes to a particular location for a month and there they have to create an original television play that is then filmed at the location. Fiona Looney is the first writer to take on this creative challenge. As a Dubliner Fiona wanted to travel somewhere outside the capital and as a reluctant driver she wanted the place to be on a train line. The production sent Fiona to Thurles Co. Tipperary and the location was a closed down pub, just around the corner from Semple Stadium. John Martins documentary on Fiona's voyage of discovery captures life on the ground in a regional town and how people are dealing with the impact of the economic downturn in their personal lives. Fiona has written two hugely successful stage plays, Dandelions and October, both of which enjoyed extended runs at the Olympia Theatre, Dublin and at The Opera House, Cork. In the Documentary we see how Fiona approaches the creation of a play from scratch, searching for the story ... Written by Gary Flood

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Country:

Ireland

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 January 2014 (Ireland) See more »

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Budget:

EUR550,000 (estimated)
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Stereo

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Color

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16:9 HD
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Fiona Looney lived in Thurles for a month while writing this play. See more »

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