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All The Way Back


  • Playwright

    Bernard Farrell 

  • Synopsis

    This is a comedy of survival in suburbia. Sheila is the wife of a redundant executive. He was once a major force in business and rugby but now all he attracts is rejection. When Sheila takes matters into her own hands, the consequences are both comedic and startling.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts


  • Cast Size Male


  • Cast Size Female


Original Production

Original Cast  
Mrs. O'Sullivan Lucy Vigne-Welsh
Mary Ryan Maeve Germaine
Mr. Mulligan Dónall Farmer
Bill Patterson Emmet Bergin
Sheila Ryan Maire O'Neill (2)
Brendan Ryan Clive Geraghty
Mrs Brophy May Cluskey
Mrs Prendergast Kathleen Barrington
Michael Ryan Barry Lynch
Catherine Ryan Joan O'Hara
Mr. Davis Tom Hickey
Paul Ryan Sean Campion
Bimbo Donagh Deeney
Carmel Jill Doyle
Production Team  
Director Ben Barnes
Set Designer Wendy Shea
Lighting Designer Leslie Scott
Costumes Anne Cave
Sound Jim Colgan
Design Assistant Jack Kirwan
Production Manager John Costigan
Stage Director Bill Hay
Stage Manager John Andrews
Assistant Stage Manager Kevin Sheridan
Assistant Stage Manager Linda Collins
Assistant Stage Manager Joy Forsythe
Props Master Stephen Molloy
Lighting Operator Mick Doyle (2)
Sound Operator Nuala Golden
Set Construction Mark Darley
Set Construction Robert Dent
Set Construction Paddy Rose
Scenic Artist Patricia Donnison
Wardrobe Assistant Wendy Asher
Assistant Scenic Artist Angie Benner

Published Scripts

Rights Information

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Rosica Colin Ltd.

  • Address

    1 Clareville Grove Mews
    London SW7 5AH

  • Phone

    + 44 (0)20 7370 1080

Source Of Information

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