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Bat The Father Rabbit The Son


  • Playwright

    Donal O'Kelly 

  • Synopsis

    Rabbit is a self-made haulage magnate. He is obsessed with memories. He undertakes a voyage to rediscover what he feels he has lost. His father Bat, former Easter Rising rebel and pawn shop assistant, plays an increasing role in the voyage as Rabbit delves deeper into his heart, into history, into Dublin, seeking his lost moorings.

  • Play Type

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  • Cast Size Male


Original Production

Original Cast  
Performer Donal O'Kelly
Production Team  
Director Declan Hughes
Designer Robert Ballagh
Lighting Designer Paul O'Neill
Producer Siobhan Bourke
Administration Assistant Tom Coghlan
Stage Director Marie Tierney
Graphic Design The Graphiconies/ Public Communications Centre
Photography Derek Speirs

Published Scripts

  • Title

    Far From The Land

  • Year


  • Published By


  • Address

    Head Office, 215 Vauxhall Bridge Road
    London SW1V 1EJ

  • Phone

    + 44 (0)20 7798 1600

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Source Of Information

The information for this entry was taken from the original production programme. Additional information was supplied by Rough Magic Theatre Company.