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The Interrogation of Ambrose Fogarty

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Martin Lynch 

  • Setting

    A police station in West Belfast.

  • Synopsis

    Ambrose Fogarty, a 30-year-old father of two, is detained for three days and interrogated by Stanley, Jackie and Peter, who attempt to get a signed confession from him to armed robbery. Refusing to sign, Fogarty is subjected to severe physical and verbal abuse, and is finally released.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

  • Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    7

  • Cast Size Female

    1

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Willy Lagan Ian McElhinney
Woman Constable Yvonne Lundy Susie Kelly
Sergeant Knox Michael Gormley
Ambrose Fogarty John Keegan
Jackie George Shane
Stanley Oliver Maguire
Peter Derek Halligan
Lieutenant Colin Levington Douglas McFerran
Production Team  
Director Sam McCready
Designer Stuart Stanley
Lighting Designer Trevor Dawson
Production Manager Trevor Dawson
Stage Manager Trevor Dawson
Deputy Stage Manager Rose Morris
Assistant Stage Manager David Coyle
Assistant Stage Manager Fiona Bruce
Set Construction Francis Morgan
Wardrobe Jean Crawford
Wardrobe Jacqueline Berryman

PUBLISHED SCRIPTS

  • Title

    Three Plays by Martin Lynch

  • Year

    1995

  • Published By

    Lagan Press

  • Address

    7 Lower Crescent
    Belfast BT7 1NR
    Co. Antrim
    Northern Ireland

  • ISBN

    1873687605

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SOURCE OF INFORMATION

Information for this entry was taken from the original production programme and from the published text. Additional information was taken from 'State of Play?' edited by Ophelia Byrne and published by the Linen Hall Library, Belfast (ISBN 190092160X).