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Working Class Heroes

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Brenda Murphy 

  • Author Notes

    Adapted from the original novel 'The Ragged Trousered Philanthropist' by Robert Tressell.

  • Synopsis

    In 1930's Belfast, a group of painters and decorators are working on a house. They are badly paid, but too frightened by the levels of unemployment to demand more.

  • Play Type

    Adaptation/Translation

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    9

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Philpot John Hewitt
Frank Vincent Higgins
Paddy Terry O'Neill (1)
Misery Mark Mulholland
Bob Kieran Cunningham
Peter Jim Doran (2)
Bert Conor O'Neill
Sam Paddy Jenkins
Billy Kevin Elliot
Production Team  
Director Pam Brighton
Designer Sarah Paulley
Lighting Designer Conleth White
Lighting Mark Dornan
Design team FĂ©ile Artists
Administration Assistant Maire O'Hare
Administration Assistant Martin Walsh
Production Manager Conleth White
Stage Manager Mags Mulvey
Crew Stevie Arthurs
PR Flair Campbell
PR Assistant Sean McIlmurray
Road Manager Tony Carlisle
Transport Raymond Carson
Administrator Margaret Fisher
Key Grip Robert McKenna

UNPUBLISHED SCRIPTS

  • Contact

    DubbelJoint Theatre Company

  • Address

    Belfast
    Co. Antrim
    Northern Ireland

RIGHTS INFORMATION

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    Adaptation rights

  • Contact

    DubbelJoint Theatre Company

  • Address

    Belfast
    Co. Antrim
    Northern Ireland

SOURCE OF INFORMATION

Information for this entry was taken from the original production programme.