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The Good Father


  • Playwright

    Christian O'Reilly (1) 

  • Synopsis

    A love story of how two people starting at the end try to reach a new beginning. Tim and Jane are from different sides of the class divide, but after a random meeting at a New Year's Eve party leads to an unexpected pregnancy, they attempt to form a relationship against all the odds.

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    Plays General

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Original Production

Original Cast  
Jane Derbhle Crotty
Tim Aidan Kelly
Production Team  
Director Garry Hynes
Designer Francis O'Connor
Producer Donal Shiels
Lighting Designer Rupert Murray
Sound Designer Patrick Fitzgerald
Production Manager David Stuttard
Stage Manager Tim Smith
Assistant Stage Manager Sarah Lynch
Set Construction Arthur Bell
Set Construction Theatre Production Services
Set Construction Donal McCarthy
Set Construction Gus Dewar
Costume Supervisor Orfhlaith Stafford
Chief Electrician Aidan Wallace
PR Kate Bowe (Bowe Communications)
Graphic Design Bite! Associates
Photography Mike Shaughnessy
Casting Hughes & Rowan Casting
Literary Manager Charlie McBride

Published Scripts

  • Title

    Six Contemporary Irish Plays: Eden, The Good Father, Tillsonberg, Hurricane, Take Me Away, Trad.

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  • Address

    Head Office, 215 Vauxhall Bridge Road
    London SW1V 1EJ

  • Phone

    + 44 (0)20 7798 1600

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Rights Information

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    The Agency

  • Address

    24 Pottery Lane, Holland Park
    London W11 4LZ

  • Phone

    + 44 (0)20 7727 1346

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Source Of Information

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