Irish National Opera's 20 Shots of Opera series features 20 new compact operas from composers in Ireland - watch The Patient Woman, with music by Conor Linehan and text by Louis Lovett, above: 

Fail me not, Doc. You're all I’ve got, Doc. Join the dots, Doc. A three-act tragicomedy where a woman finds the strength to embrace her doctor’s failure...

Cast: Imelda Drumm (The Patient Woman), Brenton Ryan (Doctor), Amelie Metcalfe (Nurse)

Watch more from 20 Shots Of Opera here.