Select Items from the Field Day Archive

BBC Arena documentary on Field Day made for the premiere of Brian Friel’s ‘Making History’ in 1988



BBC Radio Ulster program on the Field Day Production of Sam Shepard’s ‘A Particle of Dread’ at Signature Theater, New York, November 2014.



Andrew Carpenter, Charlie Haughey & Seamus Deane

Editor Andrew Carpenter, An Taoiseach Charles Haughey & General Editor Seamus Deane at the launch of the Field Day Anthology, Newman House, St Stephen’s Green, Dublin




Stephen Rea and Seamus Heaney
Cure at Troy rehearsals, Derry


Stephen Rea as Oscar Wilde

Stephen Rea as Oscar Wilde in Terry Eagleton’s Saint Oscar, London, 1989


Stephen Rea, Colm Meaney, Niall Buggy



Book launch invitation


L-R: Tom Kilroy, Kate O’Toole, Jim Sheridan






Kate O’Toole

RTÉ radio documentary on the 25th anniversary (1995) of the premiere of Brian Friel’s ‘Translations’.



Field Day’s ‘A Particle of Dread’, by Sam Shepard, excerpt of the production at the Playhouse, Derry, December 2013.



The Story of Field Day.  2006 BBC documentary.



Episode #10: Tina-Karen Pusse on Jordan Peterson, Identity Politics and the Online Culture Wars

The provocative and inflammatory punditry of Jordan Peterson is coming to Ireland. In this interview, Tina-Karen Pusse sketches and critiques the politics of libertarianism and the New Right and anti-feminism that will draw crowds to Dublin’s 3Arena on 14 July. ‘Winning the War of Ideas’ will feature Jordan Peterson, Sam Harris, and Douglas Murray.  Anticipating

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Episode #03 Merlo Kelly on Georgian Dublin

Architectural historian Merlo Kelly relates the story of Georgian Dublin.

Who were the developers? Who bought these houses? And what explains their slow demise over the centuries?

The leading authority on the history of the north side of the city in this period, Merlo Kelly puts these elegant buildings and streets in their social, aesthetic and political context.

Gardiner Place

Staircase in 12 Henrietta Street

Sackville Street, 1913

Plasterwork, 20 Dominick Street

North Cumberland Street, 1913




At upper left is the Royal Circus, which was never built.