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Round and Round the Garden

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Jim Nolan 

  • Notes

    A play for post-primary students.

  • Synopsis

    Round and Round the Garden explores social attitudes to physical disability and mental illness. A young man returns home after a year in a psychiatric hospital. He picks up the threads of family life and re-establishes his relationship with his parents and his sister.

  • Play Type

    Theatre for Young Audiences

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    2

  • Cast Size Female

    2

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

  • Date of First Production

    1981

  • Production Notes

    Round and Round the Garden was originally presented as part of a double-bill with 'Not Just Yet' by Art Ó Briain (listed separately) to mark the International Year of the Disabled.

  • Producer

    Produced by TEAM Educational Theatre Company

  • Original Venue

  • Venue Notes

    First presented as part of a tour to schools.

Original Cast  
Sara Browne Gina Moxley
Jack Browne Philip Hardy
Joe Browne Peter Holmes
Mrs Browne Angela Regan
Production Team  
Director Martin Drury
Designer Robert Lane
Tour Manager Vincent Dempsey
Administrator Tim O'Neill

UNPUBLISHED SCRIPTS

  • Contact

    Jim Nolan

  • Address

    Kilmoylin
    Kilmacthomas
    Co. Waterford
    Republic of Ireland

  • Phone

    +353 (0)86 6095039

  • Email

    jamesjnolan@eircom.net

RIGHTS INFORMATION

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Jim Nolan

  • Address

    Kilmoylin
    Kilmacthomas
    Co. Waterford
    Republic of Ireland

  • Phone

    +353 (0)86 6095039

  • Email

    jamesjnolan@eircom.net

SOURCE OF INFORMATION

The information for this entry was taken from the original promotional material held in TEAM's archive.