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Judas of the Gallarus

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Donal O'Kelly 

  • Setting

    Kerry, April 1923.

  • Synopsis

    The Civil War is near its end and deserter Jock McPeak from Glasgow wants to get out of Ireland. IRA man Duv brings him to Paddo's Gallarus, a clifftop stone cell, to hide while waiting for a boat to take him home. But is there any boat? Jock's night of waiting takes a significant turn with the visit of Noreen, a local schoolteacher. A night of tragi-comic passion unravels, as Jock is plunged into a mask of deceit, seduction, intrigue and betrayal.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    4

  • Cast Size Female

    1

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Duv Shyne Denis Conway
Paddo Lalor Roddy
Noreen O'Connell Karen Ardiff
Mo O'Connell Steve Blount
Jock McPeak Paschal Friel
Production Team  
Director Jason Byrne
Designer Johanna Connor
Lighting Designer Nick McCall
Costumes Abbey Theatre Wardrobe Department
Sound Dave O'Brien (2)
Design Assistant Christina Flynn
Stage Director John Stapleton
Assistant Stage Manager Nicola Teehan
Set Construction Abbey Theatre Workshop
Photography Amelia Stein
Voice Coach Andrea Ainsworth

PUBLISHED SCRIPTS

  • Title

    Judas of the Gallarus

  • Year

    1999

  • 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

    041374390x

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SOURCE OF INFORMATION

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