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Saint Oscar


  • Playwright

    Terry Eagleton 

  • Synopsis

    The story of Oscar Wilde, his relationship with Lord Alfred Douglas and more importantly his mother Lady 'Speranza' Wilde.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts


  • Cast Size Male


  • Cast Size Female


Original Production

  • Date of First Production

    25 September 1989

  • Producer

    Produced by Field Day Theatre Company

  • Original Venue

  • Venue Notes

    First performed at the Guildhall, Derry.

Original Cast  
Judge Jim Queally
Lord Alfred Douglas Peter Hanly
Jamie Aidan McCann
Edward Carson Stanley Townsend
Oscar Wilde Stephen Rea
Richard Wallace Seamus Moran
Lady Wilde Eileen Pollock
Production Team  
Director Trevor Griffiths
Designer Bob Crowley
Lighting Designer Christopher Toulmin
Music by Neil Martin
Music by Philip Chevron
Musical Director Neil Martin
Assistant Director Brian Brady
Design Assistant Will Hargreaves
Company Manager Mike Blair
Administration Assistant Colette Nelis
Deputy Stage Manager Seamus Shea
Assistant Stage Manager Bronagh Miskelly
Lighting Operator Paul Noble
Costume Supervisor Christine Rowland
PR Kate Bond
Painting by Basil Blackshaw
Casting Hubbard Casting
Administrator Maureen Loughran

Published Scripts

Rights Information

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    The Lisa Richards Agency

  • Address

    108 Upper Leeson Street
    Dublin 4
    Republic of Ireland

  • Phone

    + 353 (0)1 637 5000

  • Email

  • Website

Source Of Information

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