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The Marlboro Man


  • Playwright

    Clare Dowling 

  • Setting

    The Curragh Army Camp

  • Synopsis

    Set in the cramped quarters of an army barracks, The Marlboro Man is a portrait of a modern Irish marriage. Mick and Wanda used to talk. They used to sit up late at night discussing their hopes, fears, disappointments and soccer. When it becomes clear that one of them may be infertile, the silence begins. At times the only talk is on the radio.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    One Act

  • Cast Size Male


  • Cast Size Female


  • Cast Notes

    The parts of DJ and WOMAN are pre-recorded voice overs

Original Production

Original Cast  
Woman Clare Dowling
Mick Conor Mullen
DJ Paul Keogan
Wanda Donna Dent
Production Team  
Director Conall Morrison
General Manager Tom Coghlan
Technical Manager Paul Keogan
Stage Manager Janet Moran
Assistant Stage Manager Brendan McCormack
PR Madeline Boughton
Company Artistic Director Fiach Mac Conghail

Published Scripts

  • Title

    Greatest Hits: 4 One Act Plays

  • Year


  • Published By

    New Island Books

  • Address

    2 Brookside, Dundrum Road
    Dublin 14
    Republic of Ireland

  • Phone

    + 353 (0)1 298 9937

  • Email


  • ISBN


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Rights Information

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Clare Dowling

  • Email


Source Of Information

The information for this entry was taken from the original production programme, promotional flyer and published script.