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Dublin Carol


  • Playwright

    Conor McPherson 

  • Setting

    The play is set over one day, 24 December, in an office on the north side of Dublin near Fairview in present day Ireland.

  • Synopsis

    Set in Dublin on Christmas Eve. As the effect of the lives of the people around him force honesty to come to the surface, undertaker John Plunkett takes a retrospective look at his own life, revealing lost opportunities, a misused past and one last chance to make it right.

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Original Production

Original Cast  
Mary Bronagh Gallagher
Mark Andrew Scott
John Brian Cox
Production Team  
Director Ian Rickson
Designer Rae Smith
Lighting Designer Paule Constable
Sound Designer Paul Arditti
Music by Stephen Warbeck
Production Photography Ivan Kyncl

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