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Kings of the Road

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Brian McAvera 

  • Synopsis

    The story of three generations of Belfast busmen, set against a backdrop of The Troubles. In a hospital room TJ lies dying after an horrific accident. Keeping a constant bedside vigil are Rinty and the ghost of his deceased father Shiny. What follows is a portrait of a family devoted to public service, often against the harshest of odds.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    3

  • Cast Notes

    Cast doubling is possible. See original production for details.

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

  • Date of First Production

    01 May 2002

  • Production Notes

    Produced by Directions Out Production Company for ROUTES in association with Old Museum Arts, Cathedral Quarter Arts Centre and Littoral Arts.

  • Producer

  • Original Venue

    Old Museum Arts Centre

Original Cast  
Rinty Sharvin Peter Ballance
Shiny James Ellis
TJ Sharvin James Ellis
Production Team  
Director Stephen Wrentmore
Lighting Amy Smith
Choreographer Sara Leone
Music by Tot Taylor
Prop Maker Rachel McAvera

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SOURCE OF INFORMATION

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