Moving Out

EXHIBITION : BRENDAN BEHAN

About this Item

An extract from the play 'Moving Out' by Brendan Behan originally produced for Radio Éireann in 1952.

  • Title
    Moving Out
  • 1st Broadcast
    30/11/1978
  • Contributor
    Chris Hannigan (Neasa Ní Annracháin)
    Jim Hannigan (Seamus Forde)
    Noel Hannigan (Jim Reid)
    Eileen Hannigan (Colette Proctor)
    Tim Danaher (Producer)
  • Clip Duration
    00:04:03
  • Material Type
    Audio
  • Clip title
    Moving Out
  • Extended description

    'Moving Out' is about the Hannigan family who live in Dublin's inner city. Mrs Hannigan and her three children are keen to move to a house in one of Dublin's new suburbs on the edge of the city. Mr Hannigan resists any move, but arrives home from work one day to find a note on the door, telling him that the family have moved to a new house without his knowledge.

    In this extract from a 1978 production of the play the Hannigans are having breakfast.

  • Information

    In 1952, two of Brendan Behan's plays, 'Moving Out' and 'A Garden Party', were produced by Radio Éireann.

    The extract here is from a 1978 production of 'Moving Out' produced by Tim Danaher broadcast.

    The photograph accompanying this clip shows Corporation housing in Dublin. This shot was taken n 1967 for design reference in the RTÉ Television drama series 'Tolka Row'.

    The photographer was Des Gaffney.

    © RTÉ Stills Library 2201/040


     

  • Local keywords
    Brendan Behan, Literature, Arts, Drama, Radio, Housing, Neasa Ní Annracháin, Seamus Forde, Jim Reid, Colette Proctor, Tim Danaher
  • Geographical coverage
    Dublin, Ireland
  • Topic
    Arts and Culture
  • Publisher Broadcaster
    RTÉ
  • First broadcast channel
    RTÉ
  • Production year
    1978
  • Country of production
    Ireland
  • Original identifier
    AA884
  • IPR restrictions
    Rights Reserved - Free Access
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  • Item type
    part/extract
  • Item sound
    Mono
  • Language used
    English (eng)
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