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An Unexpected Nightingale

An Unexpected Nightingale

An Unexpected Nightingale tells the story of Maria, an artist in her thirties. She is hired as a companion by a blind man, Carroll, to help him take walks in the grounds of the private hospice to which he has been confined. While initially having almost nothing in common with Carroll she not only rediscovers through their shared insights a purpose in her neglected painting, but understands how stagnant and compromised her life has become.

This programme was made with the support of the Sound & Vision funding scheme, a BAI initiative.

Producer/Sound Recording and Design/Editor – Alan Meaney
Writer/Director – Martin Kelleher
Production assistant – Padraig McMahon
Presenter – Mary Lennon
Music – Tadhg Kelleher
Maria – Úna Gavigan
Carroll – Emmett Kelleher
Fran– James Barry
Sister Benedict– Anne Egan
Anita – Rose Harney