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  • Playwright

    Gerard Stembridge 

  • Synopsis

    The Love-Child was written in response to the famous x-case, when a young girl who became pregnant following a rape, was refused permission to travel to England for an abortion.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    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

    10 November 1992

  • Production Notes

    Produced by Annette Clancy for Love-child Productions.

  • Producer

    Produced in association with Project Arts Centre

  • Original Venue

    Project Arts Centre

Original Cast  
Denis Peter Hanly
Mary Jasmine Russell
Aisling Lynn Cahill
Cormac David Parnell
Neville David Parnell
Claire Julie Hale
GrĂ¡inne Julie Hale
Production Team  
Director Gerard Stembridge
Set Designer Conleth White
Producer Annette Clancy
Lighting Designer Conleth White
Costume Designer Marie Tierney
Choreographer Ciaran Gray
Music by Nico Brown
Assistant Director Veronica Coburn
Puppet Design and Construction Marie Murray
Puppet Design and Construction Edith Pieperhoff
Administration Assistant Gillian Flood
Stage Manager Marie Tierney
Assistant Stage Manager Anne Richardson
Set Construction Galaxy Construction
Scenic Artist Fiona Cameron
Sound Engineer Colm Jones
PR Madeline Boughton
Graphic Design Cathy Henderson
Photography Jonathan Hession
Sign Language Interpreter Nicola Lynch
Sign Language Interpreter Debra Schoenberger
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Source Of Information

The information for this entry was taken from the original production programme.