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Weddins Weeins and Wakes


  • Playwright

    Marie Jones (1) 

  • Notes

    A full-length version of 'Weddins, Weeins and Wakes', with original music by Trevor Moore, was subsequently produced at the Lyric Theatre in November 2001.

  • Synopsis

    The trials and tribulations of the Watson family: rearing their families, marrying them off and then burying them.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    One Act

  • Cast Size Female


Original Production

  • Date of First Production

    July 1989

  • Producer

    Produced by Charabanc Theatre Company

  • Original Venue

  • Venue Notes

    First performed in the Shankill Festival, Belfast.

Original Cast  
Various Characters Marie Jones (1)
Various Characters Carol Scanlan
Various Characters Eleanor Methven
Production Team  
Director Roy Heayberd

Rights Information

Source Of Information

Information for this entry was supplied by a founding members of the Charabanc Theatre Company.