Media adaptations

  • Hugh Leonard adapted six stories as Dublin One which was staged at the Gate Theatre, Dublin, in 1963.[6]
  • John Huston's film production of "The Dead" was released in 1987.
  • In October 1998, BBC Radio 4 broadcast dramatisations by various writers of "A Painful Case", "After the Race", "Two Gallants", "The Boarding House", "A Little Cloud", and "Counterparts". The series ended with a dramatization of "The Dead", which was first broadcast in 1994 under the title 'Distant Music'. These were accompanied by nighttime abridged readings, starting with "Ivy Day in the Committee Room" (in two parts, read by T. P. McKenna), followed by "The Sisters", "An Encounter", "Araby", "Eveline", and "Clay", all read by Barry McGovern.
  • In 1999 a short film adaptation of "Araby" was produced and directed by Dennis Courtney.[7]
  • In 2000, a Tony Award-winning musical adaptation of "The Dead" was written by Richard Nelson and Shaun Davey, directed by Richard Nelson.
  • In April 2012, Stephen Rea read "The Dead" on RTÉ Radio 1.[8]
  • In February 2014, Stephen Rea read all fifteen stories spread across twenty 13-minute segments of Book at Bedtime on BBC Radio 4.
  • In June 2014, WNYC's The Greene Space premiered Dubliners – an audio play suite written and directed by Arthur Yorinks based on "Araby", "Eveline", "Clay", and "The Dead".
  • In July 2014, Irish actor Carl Finnegan released a modern retelling of "Two Gallants" as a short film which he co-wrote with Darren McGrath. Carl Finnegan also produced, directed and performed the role of Corley in the film.[9]
  • In February 2017, a short film adaptation of "The Sisters" was written and directed by Matthew Eberle[10]

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