Welcome To My World Of Creativity
Thanks for dropping by. Here you will find details and samples of my work and that of the Seoid Production creative team. I am a writer and producer based in Cork city, I have written radio drama for children, poetry and theatre for adults. I have researched, produced and presented programmes, documentaries and drama for radio and more recently theatre..
Check out my new 'Activities for Kids' page for great #stayathome podcasts along with writing tips and fun with sound!
My new production for 2020 is now complete! Tune in to RTE Jr podcast stream A Handful of Women for this exciting new children's historical docu/drama, funded by the BAI. My newest children's radio drama 'Mrs. Tilly Tolly and the Boy who goes Bonkers', funded by the BAI was broadcast in July 2019 on RTE Jnr! You will still find it here on RTE radio player if you hurry! An action packed 2-part drama, it follows a day in the life of the Tilly Tolly's and and their chaotic mission to save their son, Conor who jumped from the tree in their front garden on to the wheels of a low-flying jet! We had great success with our first bilingual, English/Irish multi-media theatre production, Fear an Rothar/The Bicycle Man for Culture Night at the Goldie Chapel, Nano Nagle Place in Cork. I recently completed a collaborative writing and audio project with Primary School Children funded by Cork County Council's 'Artist in School Scheme'. Also busy creating an educational resource for Primary Schools based on my drama 'The Lonely Flower and due for publication in 2020. This will also feature an exquisite illustration by JG O'Donoghue so watch this space!
Mrs. Tilly Tolly and the Boy who goes Bonkers, radio drama written and produced by Ann Dalton, broadcast on RTE Junior in June 2019 and funded by the BAI. More broadcasts scheduled!
Previous work includes script writing and production of radio dramas - The Lonely Flower, The Adventures of the Stripy Pyjamas, Starboy, What about the Children, production of an adaptation of The Christmas Carol and documentary research and production of From The Punjab To Pana!
Ann co-presented and produced over 100 episodes of Le Chéile, a weekly
bi-lingual talk show on Cork City Community Radio.
Ann's writing credits include the scripts of several original radio plays:
(The Lonely Flower, The Adventures Of The Stripy Pyjamas, Starboy and several others).
She has also written hundreds of poems, several of which have been published, Ann performed her poems for more than a decade in the coffee houses of London. A new collection, 'Poems from the Half-Light' is due for publication in 2020!
Ann co-wrote her first adult theatre script in 2019 and is currently working on two new radio plays and a book adaptation of the Lonely Flower.
Ann develops and delivers Audio Drama Workshops for children, aimed at furthering children's active listening skills.
The main goals are to: