Alfie Byrne is a middle-aged bus conductor in Dublin in 1963. He would appear to live a life of quiet desperation: he's gay, but firmly closeted, and his sister is always trying to find him "the right girl". His passion is Oscar Wilde, his hobby is putting on amateur theatre productions in the local church hall. We follow him as he struggles with temptation, friendship, disapproval, and the conservative yet oddly lyrical world of Ireland in the early 1960s. Written by
Michael C. Berch <email@example.com>
an extraordinary tale of an ordinary hero.
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Don't you be dirtying that nice clean bus, now.
You have it lovely, Bosie. I can see myself in it, like Narcissus.
You're at it again.
That stuff you do. Big words. Poetry.
Written by Carl Sigman
(as C. Sigman) & Charles Danvers (as C. Danvers)
Published by Chappell & Co.
Performed by Percy Faith
Courtesy of Columbia Records
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