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My Name, Shall I Tell You My Name

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Christina Reid 

  • Author Notes

    Adapted from the author's radio play of the same name.

  • Synopsis

    Through a series of flashbacks a young woman's recollections of her grandfather are revealed. Throughout her childhood in Derry, Andrea, the old man's only granddaughter, is the apple of his eye. He weans her on tales of the First World War when the only glory was for true-blooded Protestants. A moving tale of a lonely old man with only his memories to survive for and of a young girl who wants to experience more from life.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    1

  • Cast Size Female

    1

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

  • Date of First Production

    26 September 1989

  • Production Notes

    When this play was produced the company was known as simply 'Yew Theatre Company'.

  • Producer

    Produced by Yew Tree Theatre

  • Original Venue

    Andrews Lane Theatre

Original Cast  
Andy Des Braiden
Andrea Patricia Doherty
Production Team  
Director Pierre Campos
Lighting Designer Paul Tucker
Assistant Director Yvette Campos

PUBLISHED SCRIPTS

  • Title

    Christina Reid Plays 1

  • Year

    1987

  • Published By

    Methuen

  • Address

    Head Office, 215 Vauxhall Bridge Road
    London SW1V 1EJ
    England

  • Phone

    + 44 (0)20 7798 1600

  • Website

    www.methuen.co.uk

  • ISBN

    0413712206

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RIGHTS INFORMATION

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Alan Brodie Representation Ltd

  • Address

    Paddock Suite, The Courtyard
    55 Charterhouse Street
    London EC1M 6HA
    England

  • Phone

    + 44 (0)20 7253 6226

  • Email

    abr@alanbrodie.com

  • Website

    www.alanbrodie.com

SOURCE OF INFORMATION

The information for this entry was supplied by a member of Yew Three Theatre Company.