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The Arts Council Playography Na Gaeilge


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Hang All The Harpers


  • Playwright

    Marie Jones (1)  Shane Connaughton 

  • Synopsis

    An exploration of the role Irish music has played in national identity, from the time of Elizabeth I to the 1990 bicentenary of the siege of Derry.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts


  • Cast Size Male


  • Cast Size Female


  • Cast Notes

    The original production also featured 5 musicians.

Original Production

Original Cast  
Performer Noelle Brown (1)
Performer Ian McElhinney
Performer Marie Jones (1)
Performer Brid Mhic Fhearai
Performer Vincent McCabe
Performer Sean Campion
Performer Martin Maguire (2)
Performer B.J. Hogg
Production Team  
Director Pam Brighton
Designer William Dudley
Producer Mark Lambert
Producer David Grant
Producer Tanya Greenfield
Lighting Aidan Lacey
Sound Benny Lynch
Music by Neil Martin
Musician Sean Og Potts
Musician Emer Kenny
Musician Paul McSharry
Musician Nollaig Casey
Musician Cathal Hayden
Production Manager George McLaren
Stage Manager Pat McKane
Deputy Stage Manager Simon Magill
Production Assistant Ned Cohen
Wardrobe Anne Menzies
Chief Electrician Patrick Holland

Rights Information

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Judy Daish, Judy Daish Associates Ltd

  • Address

    2 St Charles Place
    London W10 6EG

  • Phone

    +44 (0)20 8964 8811

  • Website


Source Of Information

Information for this entry was taken from the original production programme and from company publicity material.