Losing voices on the radio

Sep 25th, 2016 | By | Category: Ireland

Joe Taylor was on the radio tonight, playing what RTÉ describe as “(almost) everybody else within earshot,” opposite the monologue of Mulligan, the character played by John Kavanagh, in the play “Quarks, Quavers and a Pea in the Gods” by Austin Kenny and Shay Healy.

Joe Taylor’s talent for playing multiple parts in a single performance became famous in the early 2000s when he would appear on the Vincent Browne programme and speak the words spoken by the great, and by the not so good, at that day’s hearings of the …