Wesley Burrowes

Life
1939- [pseud. of Lee Gallagher]; b. Co. Wicklow; painter and playwright; Kiss Me, Mister Bogart (Lantern 1970); All the Candles in Your Head (1974); The Velvet Abbatoir (1976); radios plays, Jutland, Errors and Omissions; best-known as script-writer of long-running RTE TV soap-opera The Riordans and its successor Glenroe; issued Downhill Farm: The Final Episode (2002. DIL DIW

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Works
Downhill Farm: The Final Episode . Wesley Burrowes. TownHouse. 2002. 192pp.

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Criticism
See Wesley Burrows, subject of Vincent Browne Interview, Irish Times, 2 June 2001, p.8; 6 cols. & port.

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Notes
Glenroe, The cast: Mary (Geraldine Plunkett), Dick (Emmet Bergin; Dinny (Joe Lynch; Biddy (Mary McEvoy); Denise (Blathnaigh Uí Treasaigh); Miley (Mick Laley); succeeded [by] short-lived Bracken, which launched Gabriel Byrne, following after The Riordans. RTÉ decides to bring the curtain down, May 2001.

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