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Paula Spencer, La Femme Qui Se Cognait Dans Les Portes

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Olwen Fouéré  Michel Abbécassis 

  • Adapted / Translated From

    Roddy Doyle 

  • Author Notes

    A French language adaptation of the novels 'The Woman who Walked into Doors' and 'Paula Spencer' by Roddy Doyle.

  • Setting

    A one-woman show based on the popular novels by Roddy Doyle, 'Paula Spencer: La Femme Qui Se Cognait Dans Les Portes' tells the story of a woman's long struggle with alcoholism and domestic abuse. She battles, she survives, she tells the audience her long and difficult personal story.

  • Play Type

    Adaptation/Translation

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Female

    1

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

  • Date of First Production

    07 January 2009

  • Production Notes

    Performed in French with English surtitles.

  • Producer

    Produced by Théâtre de l’Éveil

  • Original Venue

    Project Arts Centre

  • Irish Premiere Notes

    A Franco-Irish collaboration commissioned as part of the cultural programme to celebrate France's presidency of the EU. First performed in the Théâtre de la Tempête in Paris on the 16th September 2008.

Original Cast  
Paula Spencer Olwen Fouéré
Production Team  
Director Michel Abbécassis
Set Designer Jean-Guy Lecat
Lighting Jean-Guy Lecat
Costume Designer Jean-Guy Lecat

UNPUBLISHED SCRIPTS

RIGHTS INFORMATION

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    John Sutton

  • Address

    Building 3, Kilmainham Square
    Kilmainham
    Dublin 8
    Republic of Ireland

  • Phone

    +353 (0)1 708 0204

  • Email

    john@johnsutton.ie

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