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Francis and Frances

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Brian McAvera 

  • Synopsis

    A play presented in a music hall style that examines colonial relationships between men, women, England and Ireland, told through the creative and chaotic personal life of the artist Francis Bacon. The play charts his childhood in turbulent and war-torn Ireland to his rise to fame as one of the most controversial figures in 20th century art.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    1

  • Cast Size Female

    1

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Francis Cathal Quinn (1)
Frances Tara Bhreathnach
Production Team  
Director Brian McAvera
Set Designer Sarah Jane O'Neill
Lighting Designer Colm Maher
Sound Designer Sonya Deegan

UNPUBLISHED SCRIPTS

RIGHTS INFORMATION

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    The Sharland Organisation

  • Address

    The Manor House, Manor Street
    Raunds
    Northamptonshire NN96JW
    England

  • Phone

    0044 (0) 1933626600

  • Email

    tsoshar@aol.com

  • Website

    www.sharlandorganisation.co.uk

SOURCE OF INFORMATION

The information for this entry was taken from press cuttings.