The Winter Dress

The Winter Dress is a radio drama set in the 1300s at the time of the Black Death and tells the story of Rose a dressmaker who is travelling to Kilkenny from Castledermot (called Tristledermot at the time) and along the way meets a friar.

The play tells the story of the conversation they had together which gives an insight into their lives and the fear and upheaval they were experiencing in the face of an unknown disease that was wiping out their family and friends.

Written by Angela Keogh.

The Friar played by John McKenna, Rose played by Angela Keogh.

Funded by the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland with the Television Licence Fee


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