RTÉ Radio 1 Drama On One

The Boy in the Basement by Rían Smith

3rd Place PJ O'Connor Radio Awards 2019...

The Boy in the Basement written by Rían Smith 

The play took 3rd place in the PJ O'Connor Radio Drama Awards 2019.

Set in Dublin, The Boy in the Basement is a comedy centering around would-be-writer, 30 something Luke, who finds a 9 year old boy living in his basement. As the boy shows no signs of moving out and going to the guards isn't an option, the presence of the boy initiates a remarkable change in Luke.

Listeners are advised that the play contains strong language

Luke was played by Stephen Jones

The part of Rachel was played by Séana Kerslake 

Louise Lewis played Mrs Wilson

Enda Oates was Niall 

The part of Jim was played by David Pearse

Susan O'Loughlin played the guard

Christian Schlaubitz was The Boy

Sound Supervision was by Ciarán Cullen

The Boy in the Basement by Rían Smith was directed by Gorretti Slavin 

1st TX 23rd Feb 2020
Duration 37m07sec