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Gilly and the Bogeys

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Joe O'Donnell 

  • Synopsis

    The story of Gilly and the Bogeys begins on All Hallow's Eve, when Gilly's mammy has gone to bingo. Gilly sets out on this night of ghosts and magic, and finds himself caught up in the evil plans of Horo Downey and the Bogeys. He travels to Jupiter to kidnap Princess Krystal, and battles the wicked Horo with song, dance and magic.

  • Play Type

    Theatre for Young Audiences

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    8

  • Cast Size Female

    3

  • Cast Notes

    Cast doubling is possible. See original production for details.

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Horo Downey David Heap
The Bogeys Gina Moxley
The Bogeys Jack Lynch
Dermot the Hermit Terence Orr
Scratchit Terence Orr
The Mammy Susie Kennedy
Kranko Conal Kearney
King Jupiter Pat Daly (2)
Gilly John Guiney
Princess Krystal Lisa Cooke
The Bogeys Stephen Sommers
Production Team  
Director Michael Scott (2)
Designer Robert Lane
Lighting Julian Erskine
Costume Designer Robert Lane
Music by John MacCrea
Stage Manager Claire Cahill
Assistant Stage Manager Jim Doran (1)
Wardrobe Nigel Boyd

UNPUBLISHED SCRIPTS

  • Contact

    Joe O'Donnell

  • Address

    17 Ardagh Park,
    Blackrock
    Co. Dublin
    Republic of Ireland

  • Email

    jodon2012@mail.com

RIGHTS INFORMATION

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Joe O'Donnell

  • Address

    17 Ardagh Park,
    Blackrock
    Co. Dublin
    Republic of Ireland

  • Email

    jodon2012@mail.com

SOURCE OF INFORMATION

The information for this entry was taken from the original production programme. Additional information was taken from the 1982 Dublin Theatre Festival programme.