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The Bread Man

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Frank McGuinness 

  • Setting

    A town in North-East Donegal in the year 1970.

  • Synopsis

    The Breadman tells the story of the Sinner Courtney, a middle-aged man who has temporarily gone off the rails in an attempt to come to terms with his relationship with his now dead father, a breadman who delivered bread around a small town in County Donegal all his life. As his antics become more and more unusual, his immediate and extended family become increasingly embarrassed and disapproving of Courtney's behaviour.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    9

  • Cast Size Female

    4

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Eddie Rodgers Brendan Ellis
George Crilly Peter Hanly
Simon Breslin Robert Taylor
Susan Crilly Anna Healy
Niall Wilmot John Bergin
Florence Courtney Susan Fitzgerald
The Sinner Courtney Jim Norton
Tommy Courtney Bosco Hogan
Rose Kiely Pat Leavy
James Kiely Michael Gormley
Dan Courtney Hugh O'Conor
Pat Courtney Maureen O'Brien
Albert Casey Eamon Rohan
Production Team  
Director Andy Hinds
Set Designer Francis O'Connor
Lighting Designer Mark Pritchard
Costume Designer Deirdre Sheehan
Sound Colin Aherne
Music by Shaun Davey
Production Manager Rupert Murray
Technical Supervisor Ken Hartnett
Stage Director Lita O'Connell
Assistant Stage Manager Triona Coen
Assistant Stage Manager Marie Moylan
Set Construction Galaxy Construction
Stage Carpenter Fred West
Scenic Artist Ned McLoughlin
Scenic Artist Marie-Clare Boothman
Wardrobe Mistress May Sullivan
Costume Construction Wendy Smith
Chief Electrician James McConnell
Photography Colm Henry
Company Director Michael Colgan (1)
Company Deputy Director Marie Rooney
Company Deputy Director Anne Clarke

UNPUBLISHED SCRIPTS

  • Contact

    Mel Kenyon, Casarotto Ramsay & Associates Ltd

  • Address

    Waverley House, 7-12 Noel Street
    London W1F 8GQ
    England

  • Phone

    + 44 (0)20 7287 4450

  • Email

    info@casarotto.co.uk

RIGHTS INFORMATION

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Mel Kenyon, Casarotto Ramsay & Associates Ltd

  • Address

    Waverley House, 7-12 Noel Street
    London W1F 8GQ
    England

  • Phone

    + 44 (0)20 7287 4450

  • Email

    info@casarotto.co.uk

SOURCE OF INFORMATION

The information for this entry was taken from the original production programme.