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The Kitchen, the Bedroom and the Grave

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Donal O'Hagan 

  • Synopsis

    Up-and-coming journalist Dempsey loves his London life but is suddenly shipped home to Belfast to make a documentary on the changing face of good ol' Norn Iron. A Christmas visitor at best, Dempsey has his fingers crossed for a quick job and a leap up the career ladder. But his parents (Tom and Martha) and his oldest school buddy (Mark) have their own agendas for him, and soon Dempsey is forced out from behind his camera.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    3

  • Cast Size Female

    1

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

  • Date of First Production

    25 February 2014

  • Producer

    Produced by Accidental Theatre

  • Original Venue

    Grand Opera House

  • Venue Notes

    First produced on the stage of the Baby Grand Studio.

Original Cast  
Tom Noel McGee
Martha Maggie Cronin
Dempsey Jason McLaughlin
Mark Cillian O'Sullivan
Production Team  
Director Richard Lavery
Lighting Designer Sarah McColgan
Production Manager Lisa Cochrane
Stage Manager Graham Ray
Deputy Stage Manager Jo Steele
Set and Costume Designer Rachel Szmukler
Dramaturg Emily DeDakis
Marketing/Communications Executive Elizabeth Meehan
Video Designer Conan McIvor
Composer/Sound Designer Martin Byrne

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SOURCE OF INFORMATION

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