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Where He Lies

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    John Barrett 

  • Synopsis

    Based on actual events, this play recounts the story of what happened when a dying man reveals the whereabouts of the body a British soldier executed in a reprisal attack during the War of Independence in 1921, some sixty years after the event.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

  • Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    6

  • Cast Size Female

    3

  • Cast Notes

    Some cast doubling is possible. See original production for details.

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
O'Connor Sean Colgan
Fr. O'Hanlon Sean Colgan
Pat Linnane Donncha Crowley
Barry Hegarty Alan Devlin
Malachy Hogan Emmet Kirwan
Jenny Hegarty Georgina Miller
Fr. Desmond Ryan John Anthony Murphy
Carol Fallon Gene Rooney
Susan Hegarty Joan Sheehy
Production Team  
Director Terry Devlin
Set Designer Sonia Haccius
Lighting Designer Gerard Meagher
Costume Designer Tara van Zyl
Set Construction Kevin Courtney
Graphic Design Designers Ink
Production Photography Maurice Gunning
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RIGHTS INFORMATION

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    Professional

  • Contact

    Tim Barrett

  • Address

    Republic of Ireland

  • Email

    aldbourne@gmail.com

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    Amateur

  • Contact

    Drama League of Ireland

  • Address

    Mill Theatre
    Dundrum Town Centre
    Dundrum, Dublin 16
    Republic of Ireland

  • Phone

    +353 (0)1 2969343

  • Email

    dli@eircom.net

  • Website

    www.dli.ie

SOURCE OF INFORMATION

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