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OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Barry L Hillman 

  • Setting

    Set in an attic room, present day (1971).

  • Synopsis

    Vivien Kendall arrives in her new flat, a drab unfurnished place. Already in an exhausted state and out of breath she is immediately confronted by Essie, a demonic teenager, posessed by the spirit of her dead sister, whose room this stranger has taken. Locking her prey in, Essie terrorises Vivien, exploiting the weaknesses of her nervous and asthmatic guest.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    One Act

  • Cast Size Female

    3

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Mrs. Smethers Brenda Doyle
Vivien Kendall Lynne Furlong
Essie Anne Kilbride
Production Team  
Director Colm Ó Briain (2)
Settings by Liam O'Sullivan
Stage Manager Val Griffin
Stage Manager Liam O'Sullivan
Lighting Operator Paddy Scanlon

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