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Leopoldville

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Jaki McCarrick 

  • Setting

    Set in 1990 in a border town in Ireland.

  • Notes

    Winner of the 2010 Papatango New Writing Prize.

  • Synopsis

    Based on the story of a real-life crime that happened at the tail-end of the longest recession in Ireland's history, Leopoldville is a play about a gang of young men who rob a pub in a border town. Damaged lives are revealed and friendships profoundly tested as their crime spirals horrifically out of control.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    6

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

  • Date of First Production

    07 April 2010

  • Production Notes

    Produced by Papatango Theatre Company

  • Producer

  • Original Venue

  • Venue Notes

    Performed at the Tristan Bates Theatre, Covent Garden, London 

Original Cast  
Jonah Devlin Jack Ashton
Prentice Black Richard Hawley
Gascoigne Joe Sims
Terry Mansfield Drew Webb
Mikey Crilly Russell Simpson
Joe Crilly Chris Aylmer
Production Team  
Director George Turvey
Designer Helena O'Nions
Lighting Gary Bowman

PUBLISHED SCRIPTS

RIGHTS INFORMATION

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    Professional

  • Contact

    Knight Hall Agency

  • Address

    Lower Ground Floor, 7 Mallow Street
    London EC1Y 8RQ
    England

  • Phone

    +44 (0) 20 3397 2901

  • Email

    office@knighthallagency.com

  • Website

    www.knighthallagency.com

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    Amateur

  • Contact

    Samuel French Ltd

  • Address

    24 - 32 Stephenson Way
    London NW1 2HD
    England

  • Phone

    + 44 (0)20 7255 4302

  • Website

    www.samuelfrench.co.uk

SOURCE OF INFORMATION

The information for this entry was taken from the published script.