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Babies and Bathwater


  • Playwright

    Brendan Gleeson 

  • Notes

    Presented as part of The Passion Machine's Songs of The Reaper programme. Babies and Bathwater was part of Block Two, which also included 'Sheep, Shite and Desolation' by Nell McCafferty, 'Where the Heart Is' by Michael Harding, and 'Between Venus and Mars' by Antoine รณ Flatharta (all listed separately).

  • Synopsis

    Babies and Bathwater explores the notion of an earth father. It is a play about two men, one who doesn't care about the environment and another who is desperately anxious about the world in which he is raising his children.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    One Act

  • Cast Size Male


Original Production

Original Cast  
Gabriel Eamonn Hunt
Terence Brendan Gleeson
Production Team  
Director Ruth McCabe
Designer Ned McLoughlin
Lighting Designer Megan Sheppard
Festival Director Anne Gately
Music written and performed by John Dunne (1)
Production Manager Pat Byrne
Stage Director Phill McCaughey
Stage Manager Una Flanagan
Stage Manager Sinead Connolly
Wardrobe Mistress Vera Patterson
Graphic Design Val Mercier
Tailor Mick Geraghty
Company Artistic Director Paul Mercier

Unpublished Scripts

Rights Information

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Passion Machine

  • Address

    Republic of Ireland

  • Email


Source Of Information

The information for this entry was taken from the original production programme and promotional flyer.