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  • Playwright

    Dave Duggan 

  • Synopsis

    Denizen is a courtroom drama in which the court of public opinion challenges the last dissident to put down the gun. The drama is delivered in the form of a 'speech from the dock.' There is a table of evidence, holding forensic exhibits. Denizen is challenged by a chorus of guards, in front of his fellow citizens. Written as a verse drama, the work brings an audience into direct contact with a threatening individual, a dissident militant, who argues his position on matters of contemporary public interest.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts


  • Cast Size Male


  • Cast Size Female



  • Date of First Production

    06 April 2015

  • Production Notes

    Produced by Creggan Enterprises in association with The Hive Studio.

  • Producer

  • Original Venue

  • Venue Notes

    First performed at Derry Courthouse.

Original Cast  
Denizen Diarmuid de Faoite
Guard 1 Orla Mullan
Guard 2 John Duddy
Musician Guard Gary Crossan
Ancillary Guard Aaron Bates
Ancillary Guard Dylan Elliott
Ancillary Guard Joanne Fullerton
Ancillary Guard Shannon Weir
Ancillary Guard Maureen Wilkinson
Production Team  
Director Dave Duggan
Producer Jonathan Burgess
Production Designer Helen Quigley
Assistant Director Gary Crossan
Stage Manager Rory Casey
Technician Oisin Farrell
Technician Ciaran Downey
Set Construction Noel Hamilton
PR Karen Friel
Graphic Design Guildhall Press
Photography Sean Quinn
Photography Hugh Gallagher
Locations Advisor Donncha MacFicheallaigh



  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Dave Duggan

  • Address

    Republic of Ireland

  • Email


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