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Then Moses Met Marconi


  • Playwright

    Bernard Farrell 

  • Notes

    A play for post-primary senior cycle students.

  • Synopsis

    Then Moses Met Marconi examines local and community radio in rural Ireland, as well as attitudes to women at work. The play explores the relationship between people's private lives and the quality of personal communication their society encourages.

  • Play Type

    Theatre for Young Audiences

    Number Of Acts


  • Cast Size Male


  • Cast Size Female


  • Cast Notes

    In the original production the voice of one additional actor was prerecorded.

Original Production

  • Date of First Production

    24 January 1983

  • Producer

    Produced by TEAM Educational Theatre Company

  • Original Venue

  • Venue Notes

    First performed at the Ursuline College, Sligo, as part of a tour to schools.

Original Cast  
Declan Murray Philip Hardy
Voice of Wolfman Moses Tom Hickey
Alice Ryan Joan Brosnan Walsh
Bobby Bold Patrick Sutton
Nuala Ryan Mary Fogarty
Joan Moore Mairin Mythen
Justin Day Ronan Smith
Production Team  
Director Martin Drury
Designer Bryan O'Donoghue
Lighting Designer Julian Erskine
Costumes Angela Regan
Set Dresser Declan Buckley
Managing Director Tim O'Neill
Production Manager Vincent Dempsey
Stage Manager Vincent Dempsey
Assistant Stage Manager Tim O'Neill

Published Scripts

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 Three Team Plays (Wolfhound Press, 1985) and the original production programme.