Summer’s hotting up on RTÉ Player with a chance to discover or enjoy again the very best in Irish drama from RAW, Love/Hate, Single Handed, Father & Son and Hardy Bucks 2
All 3 series of Love/Hate will air on RTE TWO HD and RTÉ Player live in HD for the first time, from 9.10pm Friday July 5th.
14th June 2013; Immerse yourself in the very best of Irish drama with a chance to catch-up on award-winning series such as RAW (Series 4 & 5), Love/Hate Single- Handed, Hardy Bucks 2, and Father & Son from now until September. For those who haven’t had an opportunity to discover the rich drama content that has aired on RTÉ until now, this is a chance to engross yourself in any ,or all, of the major drama series named above, with over 40 Hours of the best of RTE’s commissioned drama. From Love/Hate the gritty crime drama created by Stuart Carolan that depicts the underworld of Dublin’s organised crime; Father & Son, the four-part drama written by the late Frank Deasy, starring Dougray Scott and Stephen Rae, to the “mockumentary” Hardy Bucks which came out of RTE’s StoryLand, and which rounds off a drama offering that will run throughout the summer months. Available both live and through catch up on RTÉ Player and on RTE TWO HD, and for 21 days after transmission, according to Jane Gogan, RTÉ’s Commissioning Editor for Drama “This is the first time we’ve been able to show our drama in HD on both tv broadcast and RTÉ Player. RTE viewers want to watch their shows whenever and however they want and we are now able to accommodate this at a higher quality than before giving a new value to our shows. We want our shows to compete with the best available and open them up to new audiences and quality streaming and catch-up makes that possible”.. To discover more about any of the above series visit www.rte.ie/drama/tv or follow them on Facebook or Twitter. The series are scheduled on RTE TWO HD , RTÉ Player will stream the ’live’ and all series will be available for catch up +21 days after transmission. Editors Notes Details of series Tx and social media June 18th Raw 12 Episodes Tuesdays @ 23.10 Series 4 & 5 : https://www.facebook.com/pages/Raw/169315239776372?fref=ts Twitter: @RTERaw July 5th Love/Hate 16 Episodes Fridays @ 21:20 Double bills Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/LOVEHATE/124113287619443?fref=ts Twitter: @loveHateTVDrama July 24th Single Handed 6 Episodes Wednesdays @ 23:00 https://www.facebook.com/rtetwo July 29th Hardy Bucks Season 2 7 Episodes Monday @ 23:00 https://www.facebook.com/TheHardyBucks?fref=ts Twitter: @HardyBucks Father & Son 4 Episodes Mon-Thurs @ 23:30 September 9th to September 12th https://www.facebook.com/rtetwo