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The Big Sea


  • Playwright

    Colin Teevan 

  • Synopsis

    The Big Sea is a black comedy about three men in a cancer ward who discuss the possibility of escape.

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Original Production

Original Cast  
Christophe Fergus Colville
The Matron Nuala Walsh
Charnau Ted Dawson
Caresme Luke Hayden
Sister Innocente Mary Barnes
Production Team  
Director Simon Bayly
Designer Theresia Guschlbauer
Lighting Designer Richard Dixon
Producer David Teevan
Costumes Theresia Guschlbauer
Costumes Gabriele Attl
Assistant Producer Ber O'Hara
Tour Manager David Teevan
Stage Manager Ber O'Hara
Lighting Operator Richard Dixon
Set Construction Sebastian Gaster
Set Construction Richard Dixon
Set Construction David Teevan
Graphic Design Joe Kenny
Poster Designer Delice Osborne
Photography Joe Kenny

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Source Of Information

The information for this entry was taken from the original production programme. Additional information was supplied by a member of Galloglass Theatre Company.