Six new online-dramas launched by RTÉ and NI Screen for Storyland 2019
RTÉ and Northern Ireland Screen
launch six brand new 20 minute dramas from Storyland 2019 on
RTÉ Player. Currently in its ninth season, Storyland 2019 brings
original stories to a national and a global audience, showcasing a great
breadth of Ireland’s creative talent across writing, acting, producing and
This year RTÉ and Northern Ireland Screen are bringing six original Irish dramas to audiences in Ireland and around the world. As well as introducing great new stories from new voices, Storyland is a significant part of RTE’s commitment to developing creative drama talent on the island of Ireland.
David Crean, Executive Producer – RTÉ Television
We are delighted to be working in partnership with RTÉ once again. In any medium a great story is central to success and Storyland allows us to develop, and invest in, a new generation of writing talent. Audiences at home and abroad are in for a real treat with these six new dramas.
Richard Williams, Chief Executive – Northern Ireland Screen
Previous Storyland commissions
have gone on to be commissioned for RTÉ comedy and drama series, developed in a
feature film and have won numerous international awards as well
as generating additional opportunities, both within and outside RTÉ
for the writers, directors, producers and actors. In 2018 Cry Rosa, from Afro
Mic Productions was nominated for an RTSNI award in the best drama category alongside
Dave Allen At Peace and Come Home.
Storylandis available on RTÉ Player from today, Monday 25th November 2019.