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  • Playwright

    Neil Donnelly 

  • Notes

    A play for post-primary school students.

  • Synopsis

    The play traces the very different life histories of two characters both born into the village of La Guella in Central America. One ends up a policeman, the other the leader of the peasant revolt he has to interrogate.

  • 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.

Original Production

  • Date of First Production

    05 October 1986

  • Production Notes

    Blindfold was produced to mark the 25th anniversary of Amnesty International.
  • Producer

    Produced by TEAM Educational Theatre Company

  • Original Venue

    Lombard St. Studio

  • Venue Notes

    First performed at the Lombard Street Studios, Dublin as part of a tour to schools.

Original Cast  
Ernesto Damas Philip Hardy
Maria Martinez Ann Callanan
Gail Zabriski Ann Callanan
Pedro Molina Cathal O'Riordan
Susan Mendon Carol Caffrey
Mme de Guirelet Carol Caffrey
Production Team  
Director Ben Barnes
Set Designer Blaithin Sheerin
Producer Tim O'Neill
Costume Designer Nigel Boyd
Composer Ronan Guilfoyle
Composer Mike McMullen
Production Manager Vincent Dempsey
Administrator Penny Baizer
Company Artistic Director Ronan Smith

Unpublished Scripts

  • Contact

    TEAM Educational Theatre Company

Rights Information

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Rosica Colin Ltd.

  • Address

    1 Clareville Grove Mews
    London SW7 5AH

  • Phone

    + 44 (0)20 7370 1080

Source Of Information

The information for this entry was taken from the teachers' information pack for the original production and from the 1986 Dublin Theatre Festival programme.