RTÉ Radio 1 Drama On One

Yardstick by Joe O'Byrne

A sonic journey into the world of teenage bullying..

Saoirse Ronan stars as Laura in this sonic journey into the world of teenage bullying, where text messages and facebook updates are deployed like weapons and self esteem is in short supply. Joe O'Byrne vividly depicts the teenage imagination as Laura's phone takes on a personality of its own and dream worlds collide with the heart-breaking reality of teenage self-harm.

With an all star cast including Saoirse Ronan, Paul Ronan, Amy Huberman, Emma Bolger, Rachel Pilkington, Kate Minogue, Una Kavanagh, Maebh Butler and James Killeen. Choir: Skylarks Girl Guides, Portmarnock under the Music direction of John Mckeon.

Written and directed by Joe O'Byrne

Sound design by Guillaume Beauron, Mark Dwyer and Kevin Brew

Sound Supervision: Mark Mcgrath

Series Producer: Kevin Reynolds