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How Many Miles to Babylon

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Alan Stanford 

  • Adapted / Translated From

    Jennifer Johnston 

  • Author Notes

    Adapted from the novel 'How Many Miles to Babylon?'

  • Synopsis

    Two childhood friends, separated by culture and class, end up serving together in the First World War. One is a reluctant volunteer, there because of his English mother's patriotism, while his friend wants to acquire the skills of war to use later in Ireland against the British.

  • Play Type

    Adaptation/Translation

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    6

  • Cast Size Female

    1

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Major Anthony Brophy
Jerry Fergal McElherron
Mother Fiona Bell
Bennett Louis Lovett
Father Philip O'Sullivan
Actor David O'Meara
Alec Peter Corry
Production Team  
Director David Parnell
Set Designer Sabine Dargent
Lighting Sinead McKenna
Costumes Sinead Cuthbert

RIGHTS INFORMATION

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Second Age Theatre Company

  • Address

    Co. Dublin
    Republic of Ireland

SOURCE OF INFORMATION

The information for this entry was supplied by a member of Second Age Theatre company