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Hangmen

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Martin McDonagh 

  • Synopsis

    In his small pub in Oldham, Harry is something of a local celebrity. But what's the second-best hangman in England to do on the day they've abolished hanging? Amongst the cub reporters and sycophantic pub regulars, dying to hear Harry's reaction to the news, a peculiar stranger lurks, with a very different motive for his visit.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    10

  • Cast Size Female

    2

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Hennessy Josef Davies
Clegg James Dryden
Mooney John Flynn (2)
Bill Graeme Hawley
Pierrepoint John Hodgkinson
Inspector Fry Ralph Ineson
Shirley Bronwyn James
Harry David Morrissey
Charlie Ryan Pope
Alice Sally Rogers
Arthur Simon Rouse
Syd Reece Shearsmith
Production Team  
Director Matthew Dunster
Designer Anna Fleischle
Lighting Designer Joshua Carr
Sound Designer Ian Dickinson

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The information for this entry was taken from the Royal Court Theatre's website.