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Bloom of the Diamond Stone

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Wilson John Haire 

  • Setting

    Belfast, late summer 1972.

  • Synopsis

    Protestant boy falls in love with Catholic girl in this Belfast Montague-Capulet story set between a Catholic kitchen house off the Falls Road and a mixed factory where Protestants and Catholics work side by side with mutual distrust.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    5

  • Cast Size Female

    5

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Jim Sloane Bosco Hogan
Sadie Quinn Maureen Toal
Rosaleen McGurk Veronica Duffy
Matilda McGurk May Cluskey
Soldier Clive Geraghty
The Buck Lep Philip O'Flynn
Presenter Philip O'Sullivan
Helen Shaw Maire O'Neill (2)
Nuala Quigley Sheelagh Cullen
Liam Quinn Rory Bailey
Production Team  
Director Vincent Dowling
Designer David Wilson
Lighting Designer Leslie Scott
Sound Designer Bob Gillen
Production Manager Brian Collins
Stage Director Rhona Woodcock
Stage Manager Tommy Woods
Assistant Stage Manager Nora Connolly
Props Assistant Consolata Boyle
Props Assistant Wendy Shea
Props Assistant Maebh Browne
Sound Operator Jim Colgan
Wardrobe Lily Norton

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SOURCE OF INFORMATION

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