RTÉ Radio 1 Drama On One

A Golden Triangle by Philip Doherty

Desire, deliverance and a dying tiger..

First of four plays in a month-long season of this year's P. J. O'Connor prize-winning dramas. We start the season with this year's winner, A Golden Triangle by Philip Doherty

The accidental intersection of three unlikely folk living in present-day Dublin - a curmudgeonly widower, a ladette in a wheel-chair, and a jobless Pole mauled by the Celtic Tiger in its death-throes - constitutes a curious trinity in a touching thumbnail sketch of disheartenment, desire, and eventual deliverance.

Author Philip Doherty earns his second such award with the interrupted monologues that make up A GOLDEN TRIANGLE; and a parallel double deployment in production features a distinguished father-and-daughter team, Brendan and Neilí Conroy, along with actor Gerry McCann, in the casting of the trio.

Mattie was played by Brendan Conroy

Jill was Neilí Conroy

Edek was played by Gerry McCann

Sound Supervision Damian Chennells

Produced by Aidan Mathews