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The Bonefire


  • Playwright

    Rosemary Jenkinson 

  • Synopsis

    Across Belfast the Loyalist community is steadying itself for the orgiastic drug-fest that is the sacred and glorious 12th of July. As ‘The Boney’ looms larger day by day, UDA wannabes are drawn like moths to a flame. Up in the flats, hardman Tommy thinks Leanne is more like his Ma than his sister, but in her head Leanne is anything but maternal. And when Tommy’s pal Davey arrives with a mysterious new woman, it only takes a spark to ignite the Bonefire.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

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  • Cast Size Male


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Original Cast  
Leanne Andrea Irvine
Davey Gerard Jordan
Jane Kathy Kiera Clarke
Tommy Joe Rea
Warren Ciarán Nolan
Production Team  
Director Lynne Parker
Set Designer Alan Farquharson
Producer Loughlin Deegan
Lighting Designer Sinead Wallace
Costume Designer Kathy Strachan
Sound Designer Liz Fitzgerald
Assistant Designer Deirdre Dwyer
Assistant Designer Sophie Motley
Production Manager Marie Breen
Stage Director Stephanie Ryan
Stage Manager Eavan Murphy
Production Electrician Andrew Lennon
Production Photography Patrick Redmond
Make-Up Val Sherlock
Literary Manager Christine Madden
Hair by Val Sherlock
Administrator Claire O'Neill



  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Rough Magic Theatre Company

  • Address

    12 Parliament Street, Temple Bar
    Dublin 2
    Republic of Ireland

  • Phone

    + 353 (0)1 671 9278

  • Email

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