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Forced Upon Us

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Brenda Murphy  Christine Poland 

  • Synopsis

    Forced Upon Us looks at nationalist antipathy towards the RUC and its roots in the campaign of assassination carried out to terrorise nationalists into accepting partition in Ireland.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    5

  • Cast Size Female

    3

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
James Craig Andrew Downs
Rape Victim Michelle McCabe
Rapist Alistair MacAindreasa
Mother Anne-Marie Meenan
Father Gerry Doherty
Edward Carson Kieran Cunningham
Reporter from 'The Observer' Jim Doran (2)
Woman Bridie McMahon
Production Team  
Director Pam Brighton
Lighting Designer Conleth White
Costume Designer Maureen McGuinness
Sound Designer Dennis Martin
Design team West Belfast Artists Collective
Production Manager Patrick McLaughlin
Stage Manager Mags Mulvey
Assistant Stage Manager Margaret Mooney
Production Assistant Neil Kempton
Crew Stevie Arthurs
PR Ned Cohen
Additional Research Arthur Fegan
Administrator Anne Marie Keenan
Administrator Maggie McBride
Administrator Maura Brown

UNPUBLISHED SCRIPTS

  • Contact

    DubbelJoint Theatre Company

  • Address

    Belfast
    Co. Antrim
    Northern Ireland

RIGHTS INFORMATION

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All 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.