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The Worm in the Heart


  • Playwright

    Nell McCafferty 

  • Synopsis

    A dramatisation of the personal experiences of the plays female performer in relation to contemporary public events in the lives of Irish women.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts


  • Cast Size Female


Original Production

Original Cast  
Performer Ruth McCabe
Production Team  
Director Gillian Hackett
Set Designer Robert Armstrong
Lighting Designer Barbara Bradshaw
Producer David McKenna
Costume Designer Kathy Kavanagh
Song by Fintan Vallely
Associate Producer John F. Everett
Stage Manager Bronwyn Murphy
Set Construction Peter Kerrigan
Graphic Design Robert Armstrong
Poster Image Gabby Dowling
Photography Tony O'Shea

Unpublished Scripts

Rights Information

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Source Of Information

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