Welcome To My World Of Creativity
Thanks for dropping by. Here you will find details and samples of the work of Ann Dalton, writer and producer and her creative team. Based in Cork city, Ann has written radio drama, poetry and for theatre. She has researched, produced and presented programmes, documentaries and drama for radio and more recently theatre..
Ann's 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 may still find it 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! Ann had great success with her 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. Ann completed a collaborative writing and audio project in April 2017 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 her drama 'The Lonely Flower and due for publication in late 2019. 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: