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Puckoon

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Vincent Higgins 

  • Adapted / Translated From

    Spike Milligan 

  • Author Notes

    Based on the popular 1963 novel by Spike Milligan. Adapted by Vincent Higgins and devised by the company.

  • Setting

    The fictional village of Puckoon on the Irish/Northern Irish border, 1924.

  • Synopsis

    The early days of the Irish Free State, and all is not is running smoothly. One morning the inhabitants of Puckoon wake up to find that the new border has been drawn right down the middle of their town. Chaos ensues. A rip-roaring and irreverant take on the legacy of the 1920's Boundary Commission.

  • Play Type

    Adaptation/Translation

  • Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    6

  • Cast Notes

    Actors played multiple roles in original production.

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Performer Paul Boyd (2)
Performer Jack Quinn
Performer Glen Kinch
Performer Richard Neale
Performer Bryan Quinn
Performer John O'Mahony (1)
Production Team  
Director Zoƫ Seaton
Lighting Designer Conleth White
Costume Designer Marie Tierney
Musical Director Paul Boyd (2)
Production Manager Marie Tierney
Technical Stage Manager Matt Ladkin
Company Stage Manager Angela Riddell
Scenic Artist Julian Friers
Set Build Andy Seaton
Poster and Programme Design Mark Seaton

UNPUBLISHED SCRIPTS

  • Contact

    Big Telly Theatre Company

  • Address

    c/o Flowerfield Arts Centre, 185 Coleraine Road
    Portstewart BT55 7HU
    Co. Derry
    Northern Ireland

  • Phone

    + 44 (0)28 7083 2588

  • Email

    info@big-telly.com

  • Website

    www.big-telly.com

RIGHTS INFORMATION

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Big Telly Theatre Company

  • Address

    c/o Flowerfield Arts Centre, 185 Coleraine Road
    Portstewart BT55 7HU
    Co. Derry
    Northern Ireland

  • Phone

    + 44 (0)28 7083 2588

  • Email

    info@big-telly.com

  • Website

    www.big-telly.com

SOURCE OF INFORMATION