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Alice Through the Looking Glass


  • Playwright

    Jocelyn Clarke 

  • Adapted / Translated From

    Lewis Carroll

  • Author Notes

    After the book by Lewis Carroll.
  • Synopsis

    A physical adaptation of Lewis Carroll's classic tale.

  • Play Type


    Number Of Acts


  • Cast Size Male


  • Cast Size Female


  • Cast Notes

    Cast doubling is possible. See original production for details. The play also contains some androgynous roles which can be played by male or female actors.

Original Production

Original Cast  
Charles Dodgson (Lewis Carroll) David Heap
White Knight David Heap
Alice Fiona McGeown
Tweedledum Ciaran McCauley
White King Ciaran McCauley
Tweedledee John Carty
Lion John Carty
White Queen Sandra O'Malley
Unicorn Sandra O'Malley
Humpty Dumpty Elizabeth Bracken
Production Team  
Director Niall Henry
Set Designer Michael Cummins
Lighting Designer Michael Cummins
Costume Designer Mudita Procter
Sound Designer Joe Hunt
Production Manager Sinead Kirby
Production Assistant Angela Nolan
Production Assistant Cian Kilfeather
Set Construction Gus Henry
Prop Maker Valli Schafer
Actors' Dramaturg Brendan Ellis

Unpublished Scripts

Rights Information

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    Adaptation rights

  • Contact

    Jocelyn Clarke

  • Address

    c/o Abbey Theatre, 26 Lr. Abbey Street,
    Dublin 1
    Republic of Ireland

  • Phone

    +353 1 8872200

  • Email


  • Website


Source Of Information

The information for this entry was taken from the original production programme and promotional flyer. Additional information was supplied by a member of Blue Raincoat Theatre Company.