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No Messin' With The Monkeys!

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Roddy Doyle 

  • Synopsis

    Bertie, Benny, Nidgy, Nikee-Hah, Uncle Rasher, Uncle Jimmy and Auntie Mona are no ordinary monkey family, Bertie and his family live a happy double life - by day monkeys in Dublin Zoo screeching and swinging and eating bananas. But, by night, it's the cinema, snack boxes and brilliant chases from the Garda Siochana.

  • Play Type

    Theatre for Young Audiences

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    10

  • Cast Size Female

    5

  • Cast Notes

    Cast doubling occurred in the original production

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Garda Niamh Lawlor
Benny Niamh Lawlor
Nikita Niamh Lawlor
Zoo Keeper Niamh Lawlor
Rasher Niamh Lawlor
Garda Richie McEntee
Nikita Richie McEntee
Zoo Keeper Richie McEntee
Nidgy Richie McEntee
Bertie Richie McEntee
Jimmy Karl Quinn
Garda Karl Quinn
Mona Karl Quinn
Nikita Karl Quinn
Zoo Keeper Karl Quinn
Production Team  
Director Louis Lovett
Designer Chisato Yoshimi
Producer Maura O'Keeffe
Lighting Designer Sinead McKenna
Sound Designer Vincent Doherty
Sound Designer Ivan Birthistle
Press Officer Christine Monk
Puppet Design and Construction Niamh Lawlor
Production Manager Mark Rooney
Stage Manager Michael Higgins(1)
Assistant Stage Manager Paula Donaghue
Technician Henry Broekhoven
Graphic Design Jonathan Parson
Marketing RĂ³ise Goan

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SOURCE OF INFORMATION

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