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Big Telly Theatre Company


  • Description

    Big Telly concentrates on the visual potential of theatre through fusion with other art forms such as dance, music, circus, puppetry, magic and film to create a unique sense of spectacle. The company places audiences firmly at the centre of its work through innovative creative processes, extensive educational and outreach programmes and open rehearsals.

  • Address

    c/o Flowerfield Arts Centre, 185 Coleraine Road,Portstewart BT55 7HU,Co. Derry






    + 44 (0)28 7083 2588

    Artistic Director

    Zoë Seaton

    General Manager

    Louise Rossington

    Development Manager

    Linda McCracken

    Finance and Administration Officer

    Collette Quigley

    Spring Chickens Project Manager

    Patricia Morris

    Creative Shops Director

    Caitríona McLaughlin

New Irish Plays Produced By Big Telly Theatre Company

Play Title Playwright
Bog People Nicola McCartney Lucy Caldwell Francis Turnly Seamus Heaney

A series of short plays inspired by the following poems of Seamus Heaney 'The Tullund Man', 'Bogland', 'Bog Queen', 'Digging', 'Strange Fruit', 'Punishment', 'Kinship' and 'Field of Vision'.

Crumbs! Devised and written by the Company.
Cuchulainn Zoë Seaton
Created with John Leslie.
Fish Zoë Seaton
I Can See The Sea Zoë Seaton Jill Holmes
McCool XXL Paul Boyd (2)
Melmoth the Wanderer Nicola McCartney Charles Maturin
A new adaptation of Charles Maturin's novel 'Melmoth the Wanderer' (1820).
Onions Make You Cry Zoë Seaton Jill Holmes Kate Batts
Puckoon Vincent Higgins Spike Milligan
Based on the popular 1963 novel by Spike Milligan. Adapted by Vincent Higgins and devised by the company.
Sinbad Zoë Seaton Paul Boyd (2)
The Haunting of Helena Blunden Paul Boyd (2) Bernie McGill
Inspired by an original concept 'the Ghostwatch at www.irelandseye.com'
The Little Mermaid Zoë Seaton Paul Boyd (2)
The Picture of Dorian Gray Zoë Seaton Oscar Wilde
The Pursuit Of Diarmuid And Grainne Briana Corrigan
Devised from an original script by Zoë Seaton and Briona Corrigan.
The Scarlet WWWeb Briana Corrigan Mary Kelly
The Thief Zoë Seaton Paul Boyd (2) Paul Bosco Mc Eneaney
The Water Babies Zoë Seaton
Adapted from the novel by Charles Kingsley.
To Hell With Faust Zoë Seaton