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No Escape

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Mary Raftery 

  • Author Notes

    Compiled and edited by Mary Raftery.

  • Notes

    No Escape was the first ever documentary play commissioned by the Abbey Theatre. 

  • Synopsis

    A work of documentary theatre which conveys the essence of The Report of the Commission to Inquire into Child Abuse (The Ryan Report, 2009). It details the experiences of survivors of Ireland's industrial and reformatory schools from the 1930s to the 1970s. 

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    4

  • Cast Size Female

    3

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Performer Jane Brennan
Performer Lorcan Cranitch
Performer Michèle Forbes
Performer Eamonn Hunt
Performer Eleanor Methven
Performer Donal O'Kelly
Performer Jonathan White
Production Team  
Director Roisin McBrinn
Set Designer Alyson Cummins
Lighting Designer Paul Keogan
Costume Designer Donna Geraghty
Music & Sound Designer Vincent Doherty
Music & Sound Designer Ivan Birthistle
Production Assistant Eoin Kilkenny
Company Stage Manager Stephanie Ryan
Assistant Stage Manager Róisín Coyle
Voice Director Andrea Ainsworth
Casting Director Holly Ní Chiardha
Sign Language Interpreter Amanda Coogan
Photography Ros Kavanagh

PUBLISHED SCRIPTS

  • Title

    Contemporary Irish Documentary Theatre

  • Year

    2020

  • Published By

    Bloomsbury Methuen Drama

  • Address

    50 Bedford Square
    London
    WC1B 3DP
    England

  • Phone

    +44 (0)20 7631 5600

  • Website

    www.bloomsbury.com

  • ISBN

    978-1350094536

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SOURCE OF INFORMATION

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