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Little Lou Tells a Story


  • Playwright

    Sarah FitzGibbon 

  • Notes

    A Play for 3-6 year olds

  • Synopsis

    Little Lou is going to tell the story of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs to his sister Christina. To hold his sister's attention he decides to use household objects to represent the dwarfs. Unfortunately Lou uses bottles and containers he has been told not to touch. His sister Christina keeps putting the objects in her mouth and when Lou gets to the part in the story where the Evil Queen tries to poison Snow White he starts to wonder what would happen to Christina if she swallowed something from these bottles. Lou finishes the story with help from his minder Laura and agrees to help teach Christina to be careful about what she puts in her mouth.

  • Play Type

    Theatre for Young Audiences

    Number Of Acts


  • Cast Size Male


  • Cast Size Female


  • Cast Notes

    Cast doubling is possible see original production for details. In the original production the male character of Lou was played by a female actor.

Original Production

Original Cast  
Laura Nuala Reilly
Christina Nuala Reilly
Lou Mary McNally
Production Team  
Director Sarah FitzGibbon
Designer Frank Quinn
General Manager Ali FitzGibbon
Composer Cormac O'Connor (1)
Design Assistant Heather Long
Design Assistant Stevie Bamford
Stage Manager Val Bainbridge
Stage Manager Maureen Macauley
Technical Assistant Mick Draine
Technical Assistant Adrian Sweeney
Graphic Design Octane Design
Script Co-ordinator Irene Swift
Company Artistic Director Richard Croxford

Unpublished Scripts

  • Contact

    Theatre and Performing Arts Archive of Northern Ireland

  • Address

    The Linen Hall Library, 17 Donegall Square North
    Belfast BT1 5GB
    Northern Ireland

Rights Information

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Replay Theatre Company

  • Address

    East Belfast Network Centre, 55 Templemore Avenue
    Co. Antrim
    BT5 4FP
    Northern Ireland

  • Phone

    + 44 (0) 28 9045 4562

  • Email

  • Website

Source Of Information

The information for this entry was taken from material supplied by Replay Productions.