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The Arts Council Playography Na Gaeilge


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  • Playwright

    Graham Reid 

  • Setting

    The play is set in Belfast.

  • Synopsis

    Bert is a Protestant widower and Theresa a Catholic widow; each has lost a son in the Troubles. Their romance is first greeted by their remaining offspring with incredulity, then with fury.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts


  • Cast Size Male


  • Cast Size Female


Original Production

Original Cast  
Jenny Linda Wray
Theresa Doreen Hepburn
Victor George Shane
Deirdre Frances Quinn
Bert Jon Croft
Joan Gaylie Runciman
Production Team  
Director Kevin McHugh
Designer Edward Lipscomb
Lighting Designer Trevor Dawson
Production Manager Trevor Dawson
Stage Manager Rose Morris
Deputy Stage Manager Nick McCall
Assistant Stage Manager Katherine Maeso
Assistant Stage Manager Kim Wiesener
Set Construction Jim Carson
Wardrobe Mistress Jacqueline Berryman
Wardrobe Assistant Christine Sterritt

Published Scripts

Rights Information

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Joanna Marston, Rosica Colin Ltd

  • Address

    1 Clareville Grove Mews
    London SW7 5AH

  • Phone

    + 44 (0)20 7370 1080

Source Of Information

Information for this entry was taken from the programme for the original production, and from press cuttings.