Damien Makes His Debut as Mr Radio 4!


Damien Reads ‘Student Stories’

Damien Molony made his radio debut with a reading of ‘Student Stories’on Radio 4 yesterday afternoon.
We hope you enjoyed his performance as much as we did, but in case you missed it, listen below!


Student Stories

Episode 1 of 3

Duration: 15 minutes

First broadcast: Friday 04 January 2013

Three stories about contemporary student life written by students. What is modern student life really like? Parties and Love and Lectures? Debts and daytime telly? Self-doubt and self-discovery? These stories, offering a snapshot of student life illustrate it is all this and more.

Carrel 16 – Fifth Floor – Ussher Library
By Gerald Murphy

It’s the day of the Trinity College Ball in Dublin and Brendan has a plan. He’ll spend the day studying for his Economics and Business exams in the library and then crash the ball in the evening to meet up with Helen, the girl he’s trying to impress. But when his revision doesn’t go quite as planned and he gets locked in, Brendan discovers an escape route out of more than just the library.

Gerald Murphy holds an MA in Playwriting from Trinity College Dublin as well as a Diploma in Film and TV Project Development from UCLA. His primary degree was in Marketing. He has written several plays including the RTE PJ O’Connor Award winning radio play Stranger in the Night and Take Me Away, winner of the Edinburgh Fringe First Award and the Stewart Parker Award. Gerald teaches scriptwriting at BCFE in Dublin and in 2012 co-founded Figure 8 Films with Orla Murphy.

Produced by Heather Larmour.


in our opinion Damien gave a wonderful performance with trademark nuance and has a voice made for radio. We hope this is the first radio role of many!

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