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Lay Me Down Softly

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Billy Roche 

  • Setting

    The early 1960's, somewhere in Ireland.

  • Synopsis

    Set in the early 60s, Lay Me Down Softly takes us into the burlesque world of the carnival and the boxing hall of Delaney’s Travelling Roadshow with its intriguing cast of characters. With one old field after another, life on the road is tough. Just ask Lily, Theo’s scornful lover. When young Emer shows up, however, everything changes...

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    4

  • Cast Size Female

    2

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Peadar Lalor Roddy
Emer Ruth Negga
Dean Barry Ward
Lily Aisling O'Sullivan
Theo Gary Lydon
Junior Joe Doyle
Production Team  
Director Wilson Milam
Set Ferdia Murphy
Lighting Designer Paul Keogan
Costume Designer Ferdia Murphy
Fight Director Paul Burke
Music and Sound by Philip Stewart
Deputy Stage Manager Elizabeth Gerhardy
Assistant Stage Manager Clare Howe
Company Stage Manager Tara Furlong
Graphic Design Red Dog
Photography Colm Hogan
Make-Up Val Sherlock
Dialect Coach Andrea Ainsworth
Casting Holly NĂ­ Chiardha
Hair by Val Sherlock

PUBLISHED SCRIPTS

RIGHTS INFORMATION

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    The Agency

  • Address

    24 Pottery Lane, Holland Park
    London W11 4LZ
    England

  • Phone

    + 44 (0)20 7727 1346

  • Email

    info@theagency.co.uk

  • Website

    www.theagency.co.uk

SOURCE OF INFORMATION

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