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Don’t Die Wondering (2005). This is a one-act stage version of my radio drama of the same name (BBC Radio 4, 2000), about a small-town Irish chef who gets unjustly sacked and fights back. 

Cast: three women, three men.



Don't Die Wondering is published in Emma Donoghue: Selected Plays (London: Oberon Books, 2015), introduction by Cathy Leeney, http://oberonbooks.com/emma-donoghue-selected-plays



The Teacher’s Club, Dublin, directed by Philippa Alford, produced by DAYMS as part of the Second Dublin Gay Theatre Festival, 14-16 May 2005. (World Premiere)



‘Refreshing and theatrically challenging’ – SCENE CITY



Cathy Leeney, ‘Emma Donoghue’ in The Methuen Drama Guide to Contemporary Irish Playwrights, ed. by Martin Middeke and Peter Paul Schnierer (Methuen, 2010), 73-88 (86).