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On Raftery's Hill


  • Playwright

    Marina Carr 

  • Setting

    A country kitchen in the midlands.

  • Synopsis

    On Raftery's Hill looks at the ties that bind a family together even as each member attempts to escape their destiny. It is the story of a family at war with itself.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts


  • Cast Size Male


  • Cast Size Female


Original Production

Original Cast  
Sorrel Raftery Mary Murray
Red Raftery Tom Hickey
Dinah Raftery Cara Kelly
Isaac Dunn Kieran Ahern
Shalome Raftery Valerie Lilley
Ded Raftery Michael Tierney
Dara Mood Keith McErlean
Production Team  
Director Garry Hynes
Designer Tony Walton
Producer Ciaran Walsh (1)
Lighting Designer Richard Pilbrow
Costume Designer Monica Frawley
Sound Designer Rich Walsh
Composer Paddy Cunneen
Assistant Director Andrew Flynn (1)
Technical Manager Barry O'Brien
Production Manager Tony Killeen
Deputy Stage Manager Xenia Lewis
Assistant Stage Manager Niall Cleary
Company Stage Manager Clare McCaffrey
Technical Assistant Kieran O'Connell
Sound Operator Mark Hill (1)
Set Construction Theatre Production Services
Scenic Artist Liz Barker
Wardrobe Supervisor Monica Ennis
Wardrobe Supervisor Breege Fahy
PR Maura O'Keeffe
Graphic Design Bite! Associates
Photography Ivan Kyncl
Literary Manager Charlie McBride
Casting Hughes & Rowan Casting
Casting Lisa Makin
Voice Coach Andrea Ainsworth
Make-Up Patsy Giles
Wigs by Patsy Giles
Administrator Ciara Ní Shúilleabháin

Published Scripts

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

  • Email


  • Website


Source Of Information

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