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Town Mouse, Country Mouse


  • Playwright

  • Author Notes

    Devised by Barnstorm Theatre Company, scripted by Medb Lambert.

  • Synopsis

    Spike (Town Mouse) is a city slicker. He loves the fast pace of life, the bright lights and the noise and bustle of the town. Dandelion (Country Mouse) prefers the open spaces, the quiet and the simpler life of the country. What happens when they suddenly find themselves in the unfamiliar surroundings of each other's very different worlds? Based on Aesop's fable, Town Mouse, Country Mouse takes the audiences on a magical journey into the world of the mischievous mice, while gently exploring themes of culture, diversity and understanding.

  • Play Type

    Theatre for Young Audiences

    Number Of Acts

    One Act

  • Cast Size Male



Original Cast  
Spike Seán McDonagh (1)
Dandelion Jody O'Neill
Production Team  
Director Philip Hardy
Set Designer Ferdia Murphy
Producer Vincent Dempsey
Lighting Designer Nick Anton
Costume Designer Ferdia Murphy
Movement Director Mike Carbery
Scripted by Medb Lambert
Composer John Ryan (2)
Production Manager Michael Burke
Stage Manager Steve Rider
Dramaturg Ken Bourke
Set Construction Alan Clarke (1)
Set Construction Jacinta Breen
Set Construction Michael Burke
Set Construction Ted Barham
Photography Dylan Vaughan
Transport Simon Burke(1)
PR/Marketing Officer Maeve Butler



  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Barnstorm Theatre Company

  • Address

    Church Lane
    Co. Kilkenny
    Republic of Ireland

  • Phone

    + 353 (0)56 775 1266

  • Email

  • Website


The information for this entry was taken from printed material supplied by Barnstorm Theatre Company.