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A Little Bit of Blue


  • Playwright

    Alan Archbold 

  • Synopsis

    Sam Maguire is a fanatic Dublin supporter and follows the championship through a season full of surprises. Sam's passion for football and the Dublin team lead him through a summer of excitement but in his personal life he's alone and dejected. The woman he loves and the child he doted on have deserted him. Sam tries to rebuild his life and so long as the Dubs are still in the championship there will always be hope.

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Original Cast  
Unspecified Character(s) Joe Hanley
Unspecified Character(s) Ronan Leahy
Unspecified Character(s) Catherine Byrne (1)
Unspecified Character(s) Patrick David Nolan
Unspecified Character(s) Karl Shiels
Unspecified Character(s) Feidlim Cannon
Unspecified Character(s) Rebecca Grimes
Unspecified Character(s) Anna Walker
Production Team  
Director Paul Mercier
Designer Jack Kirwan
Lighting Designer Megan Sheppard
Producer Pat Moylan
Costume Designer Anne Gately
Assistant Director Breda Cashe
Production Manager Pierce Kavanagh
Stage Manager Pierce Kavanagh
Assistant Stage Manager Jean Hanney
Lighting Operator Ailbhe Brennan
Publicity Gerry Lundberg



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