Plays

Printer Friendly

An Fear Sin Plunkett

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Seán Ó Carra 

  • Adapted / Translated From

    Desmond Forristal 

  • Author Notes

    Aistriúchán ar 'The True Story of the Horrid Popish Plot'

  • Setting

    Sasana (1678).

  • Synopsis

    In 1698, the English protestant Titus Oates initiated a plot to discredit the Catholics of Ireland and imply that they were behind a planned French invasion. This play concerns Oates' plot and it clearly shows the way in which political expediency can motivate human thought and action.

  • Play Type

    Adaptation/Translation

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    11

  • Cast Size Female

    1

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
A Urramacht, Titus Oates, ministir eaglaise Páraic Breathnach
John McMoyer, iar-mhanach Antoine Ó Flatharta
Edmund Murphy, iar-shagart Pádraic Mac Lochlainn
An Dr. Oilibhéar Pluincéad, Ard Easpag Ard Mhacha Mícheál Ó hAinnín
Iarla Shaftesbury, ball den Rí-Chomhairle Seán Mac Íomhair
Catherine of Braganza, Bean Shéarlais Colette Ní Éanaí
Séarlas II, Rí Shasana Séamas Mac Cuinneagáin
Séamas, Diúc York, deartháir le Séarlas Seosamh Mac Donncha
Iarla Essex, ball den Rí-chomhairle Máirtín Ó Cuinn
An Tiarna Ardbhreitheamh Shasana Mícheál Ó Confhaola
Iarla Danby, ardtiarna an Chiste Peadar Mac Cuinneagáin
Giolla cúirte Éamonn Ó Ceallaigh
Production Team  
Director Pádraig Ó hÉanaí
Lighting Risteárd Ó Broin
Lighting Derek Biddulph
Sound Padraic Boran
Sound Seán Mac Íomhair
Stage Director Muireann Ní Bhrolcháin
Stage Manager Úna Ní Dhubhlaoich
Scenery Pádraig Ó hÉanaí
Scenery Risteárd Ó Broin
Wardrobe Máire Stafford
Photography Neil Warner
Assistant to everybody Orfhlaith Stafford
Publicity Pádraig Ó Baoill (1)
Assistant to everybody Máire Nic an Airchinnigh
Props Dorataí Ní Shionnacháin

UNPUBLISHED SCRIPTS

  • Contact

    Not Found

RIGHTS INFORMATION

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    An Taibhdhearc

  • Address

    19 An tSráid Láir/19 Middle Street
    Galway City / Cathair na Gaillimhe
    Co. Galway
    Republic of Ireland

  • Email

    eolas@antaibhdhearc.com

  • Website

    www.antaibhdhearc.com

SOURCE OF INFORMATION

Fuarthas an t-eolas seo ón gclár don chéad léiriú.