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Act of Union

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Seamus Finnegan 

  • Setting

    Belfast, 1980

  • Synopsis

    Episodic play in which several characters - including a housewife, a publican, two winos, and British soldiers - discuss life in Belfast during the Troubles.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

  • Number Of Acts

    One Act

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

  • Date of First Production

    1980

  • Producer

  • Original Venue

    Soho Theatre

  • Venue Notes

    Performed during Soho Theatre's period at Soho Poly. Transferred to Drill Hall Theatre (now RADA Studios).

Original Cast  
Paddy Patch Connolly
A Catholic Patch Connolly
Soldier Mark Lambert
Sean Mark Lambert
Prison warder Mark Lambert
Nurse Valerie Lilley
Maisie Valerie Lilley
Stan Michael McKnight
Prison warder Michael McKnight
Bucksey Declan Mulholland
Sidney Miller Declan Mulholland
A Protestant Declan Mulholland
Production Team  
Director Julia Pascal

PUBLISHED SCRIPTS

RIGHTS INFORMATION

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Micheline Steinberg Playwrights

  • Address

    409 Triumph House, 187-191 Regent Street
    London W1R 7WF
    England

  • Phone

    + 44 (0)20 7287 4383

  • Email

    steinplays@aol.com

SOURCE OF INFORMATION

Information here comes from published script.