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Observatory

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Daragh Carville 

  • Setting

    The Armagh Observatory in 1799 and 1999.

  • Synopsis

    Historian Jon McKenna, hired to compile a computerised catalogue of the Observatory archives, finds his life becoming entangled with that of Nicola McLoughlin, assistant astronomer at the observatory. Together they work to uncover the 200-year-old story of astronomer, Archibald Hamilton and his assistant Robert Hogg - man of science, man of God and revolutionary.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    3

  • Cast Size Female

    1

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Hogg Ronan Leahy
Nicola Mary O'Driscoll
Jon Charlie Bonner
Hamilton Des Cave
Production Team  
Director Jason Byrne
Designer Paul McCauley
Lighting Designer Tony Wakefield
Costumes Abbey Theatre Wardrobe Department
Sound Dave Nolan
Stage Director Audrey Hession
Assistant Stage Manager Catherine Dempsey
Set Construction Abbey Theatre Workshop
Photography Amelia Stein
Voice Coach Andrea Ainsworth

PUBLISHED SCRIPTS

RIGHTS INFORMATION

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Mel Kenyon, Casarotto Ramsay & Associates Ltd

  • Address

    Waverley House, 7-12 Noel Street
    London W1F 8GQ
    England

  • Phone

    + 44 (0)20 7287 4450

  • Email

    info@casarotto.co.uk

SOURCE OF INFORMATION

The information for this entry was taken from the original production programme.