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Mrs Whippy

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Cecelia Ahern 

  • Author Notes

    Adapted from Cecelia Ahern's Novella 'Mrs Whippy'

  • Setting

    Emelda O'Grady's house.

  • Synopsis

    Emelda is forty-six years old, struggling to cope with life after her husband Charlie left her for a twenty-three year old dancer. Her five difficult sons worship their father and blame Emelda for his leaving. On top of everything else, she has to struggle with a new job at the local supermarket. For comfort she turns to her only true friend – ice-cream.

  • Play Type

    Adaptation/Translation

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Female

    2

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Emelda's Mother Geraldine Plunkett
Emelda O'Grady Marion O'Dwyer
Production Team  
Director Michael Scott (2)
Set Designer Moggie Douglas
Music by Michael Scott (2)
Stage Manager Eva Walsh
Lighting Operator Simon Maxwell
Production Assistant Adam O'Keeffe
Administrator Myra Geraghty
Cello Tim Story

UNPUBLISHED SCRIPTS

  • Contact

    Marianne Gunn O'Connor Literary Agency

  • Address

    Morrisson Chambers, Suite 17
    32 Nassau Street
    Dublin 2
    Republic of Ireland

  • Email

    Mgoclitagency@eircom.net

RIGHTS INFORMATION

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Marianne Gunn O'Connor Literary Agency

  • Address

    Morrisson Chambers, Suite 17
    32 Nassau Street
    Dublin 2
    Republic of Ireland

  • Email

    Mgoclitagency@eircom.net

SOURCE OF INFORMATION