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Journal of a Hole

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Neil Jordan  Jim Sheridan 

  • Synopsis

    This play sets out to examine the institutional abuse suffered by children at the hands of those running the Industrial Schools in Ireland.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    20

  • Cast Size Female

    2

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

  • Date of First Production

    25 August 1971

  • Production Notes

    Produced by SLOT Players.

  • Producer

  • Original Venue

    Project Arts Centre

  • Venue Notes

    Presented at the Project when it was based in Lower Abbey Street.

Original Cast  
Brother Vincent McCabe
American Man Vincent McCabe
Paddy Neil Jordan
Robert Jim Sheridan
Brother Peter Sheridan
Beggan Peter Sheridan
Sheriff Frank Macken
Brother Frank Macken
Policeman Frank Macken
Father Pat McDonnell
Edenmore Convent Boy Pat McDonnell
Mother Rita McCabe
American Woman Rita McCabe
Gerry John Sheridan
Jonnie John Sheridan
Edenmore Convent Boy John Sheridan
Teacher Tim Dunne
Brother Tim Dunne
Finnegan Tim Dunne
Judge John Rossiter
Edenmore Convent Boy John Rossiter
Production Team  
Director Peter Sheridan
Lighting Frances Roe
Sound Frank Lynch

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SOURCE OF INFORMATION

The information for this entry was supplied by a member of the company.