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JIM DOHERTY

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Jim Doherty is a composer and jazz pianist. He is responsible for many of the more familiar RTÉ title tunes over the past number of decades and was muscial director of the Late Late Show for many years. He has written music for numerous theatrical productions and co-wrote the Abbey Theatre's first musical, Innish (listed below) in 1975. Jim Doherty is the father of the actor and playwright Mark Doherty ('Trad', 'A Film With Me In It') and the Perrier Award-winning comic David O'Doherty.

PLAYWRITING CREDITS

Play Title Playwright
The Lugnaquilla Gorilla Jim Doherty

ADAPTATIONS

Play Title Playwright
Innish Jim Doherty Fergus Linehan (1) Lennox Robinson

MUSICAL DIRECTOR

Play Title Playwright
Innish Jim Doherty Fergus Linehan (1) Lennox Robinson
A musical adaptation of Lennox Robinson's 'Drama at Inish'.
Mary Makebelieve Rosaleen Linehan Fergus Linehan (1) James Stephens
Based on the 1912 novel 'The Charwoman's Daughter' by James Stephens.
One of Our Own Fergus Linehan (1) Lennox Robinson
Based on 'The Whiteheaded Boy' by Lennox Robinson.
Speak of the Devil Fergus Linehan (1)
The Lugnaquilla Gorilla Jim Doherty

COMPOSER

Play Title Playwright
Mary Makebelieve Rosaleen Linehan Fergus Linehan (1) James Stephens
Based on the 1912 novel 'The Charwoman's Daughter' by James Stephens.
Petty Sessions Bernard Farrell Dion Boucicault
Based on Dion Boucicault's 'Forbidden Fruit'

MUSIC COMPOSED BY

Play Title Playwright
Trad Mark Doherty

MUSIC BY

Play Title Playwright
Speak of the Devil Fergus Linehan (1)

MUSICIAN

Play Title Playwright
One of Our Own Fergus Linehan (1) Lennox Robinson
Based on 'The Whiteheaded Boy' by Lennox Robinson.