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Grandad says...


  • Playwright

  • Author Notes

    Devised by Gillian Kelly, Jay Ryan & Fiona McDonagh.

  • Synopsis

    When Seán and Martha visit Grandad they never thought their day would turn out to be so different. Seán is captivated by Grandad's magical stories but Martha would prefer to watch TV. While Grandad is out, Martha persuades her brother to explore all the nooks and crannies of Grandad's house... and so they embark on a quest to investigate the truth behind Grandad's tall tales. What ensues changes the way Seán and Martha view Grandad forever.

  • Play Type

    Theatre for Young Audiences

    Number Of Acts

    One Act

  • Cast Size Male


  • Cast Size Female



Original Cast  
Performer Gillian Kelly
Performer Jay Ryan
Production Team  
Director Fiona McDonagh
Production Manager Fiona McDonagh
Script Supervision Thomas Conway
Set Designer Dara McGee
Set Build Gavin Morgan
Leprechaun Set Matthew Guinnane
Costume & Props Maike Hogrefe
Electrician Shane Kelly


  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Cups and Crowns Educational Theatre Company

  • Address

    Republic of Ireland

  • Email


The information for this entry was taken from the original production's Teacher Activity Pack.