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Missing Persons


  • Playwright

    Colin Teevan 

  • Synopsis

    Five contemporary monologues drawn from Greek myths. In The Bull, a man who, as a child, was abused by his father fantasises about castrating him. In The One Within, the narrator describes the descent into madness of an IRA colleague after the ceasefire. Somedays is a love story based on Ariadne's unrequited love for Theseus. In The Last Word, the story of Medea murdering her children is transposed to a modern setting, with the abandoned husband of an ambitious wife committing familicide. In The Roykeaneiad, a football supporter parallels Roy Keane's confrontation with his manager, Mick McCarthy, prior to the 2002 World Cup with King Agamemnon's clashes with is ace warrior Achilles.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts


  • Cast Size Male



  • Date of First Production

    05 August 2005

  • Production Notes

    Produced by Eleanor Lloyd.

  • Producer

  • Original Venue

    Assembly Rooms

  • Irish Premiere Notes

    The Roykeaniad was first performed on BBC Radio 3 in 2002. The Last Word was first performed on BBC Radio 3 in 2004.

Original Cast  
Performer Greg Hicks
Production Team  
Director Sarah Chew
Lighting Designer Tony Simpson
Sound Designer Jack Arnold
Designer Liz Cooke




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