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The Hanging Gardens

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Frank McGuinness 

  • Setting

    The garden of the Grant family's home in Donegal

  • Synopsis

    Sam Grant, a novelist succumbing to Alzheimer's, is cared for at the family home by his wife, Jane, whose passion is the house's extensive gardens; and their eldest son, Charlie. They are joined by daughter Rachel and youngest son Maurice in a rancorous reunion that reveals their inability to relate to each other in the wake of Sam's overbearing influence.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    3

  • Cast Size Female

    2

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Rachel Grant Cathy Belton
Jane Grant Barbara Brennan
Sam Grant Niall Buggy
Charlie Grant Declan Conlon
Maurice Grant Marty Rea
Production Team  
Director Patrick Mason
Set Designer Michael Pavelka
Lighting Designer Davy Cunningham
Costume Designer Joan O'Clery
Sound Designer Denis Clohessy
Voice Director Andrea Ainsworth
Stage Manager Brendan Galvin
Deputy Stage Manager Anne Kyle
Assistant Stage Manager Orla Burke
Set Construction Capital Scenery
Graphic Design Zero G
Photography Ros Kavanagh
Sign Language Interpreter Caroline O'Leary
Casting Director Kelly Phelan
Hair & Make-Up Val Sherlock
Captioning Ruth McCreery
Audio Description Bríd Ní Ghruagáin
Audio Description Maureen Portsmouth

PUBLISHED SCRIPTS

RIGHTS INFORMATION

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Mel Kenyon, Casarotto Ramsay & Associates Ltd

  • Address

    Waverley House, 7-12 Noel Street
    London W1F 8GQ
    England

  • Phone

    + 44 (0)20 7287 4450

  • Email

    info@casarotto.co.uk

SOURCE OF INFORMATION

The information for this entry was taken from the original production programme.