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Loco County Lonesome


  • Playwright

    Patrick McCabe 

  • Synopsis

    Packo Phelan has just got out of prison and decides to go back and visit Moss and Vance in the slaughterhouse. He brings along Della, the daughter of local beef baron Munro. In a sweltering night when the cooling system in the slaughterhouse has broken down, old scores are settled.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts


  • Cast Size Male


  • Cast Size Female


Original Production

Original Cast  
Moss Pat McGrath
Munro John McArdle
Della Flora Montgomery
Vance Gerald Fitzmahony
Packo Gavin O'Connor
Production Team  
Director Joe O'Byrne
Designer Ian McNicholl
Producer Una O'Connell
Lighting Designer Stephen McManus
Costume Assistant Audrey Hession
Musical Director John Ryan
Song by John Ryan
Assistant Director Sean Rocks
Administration Assistant Nina Chitnavis
Production Manager David Butler
Stage Manager Jennifer Crawford
Technical Stage Manager Simon Airey
Set Construction David Marsh
Scenic Artist Barbara Dempsey (1)
Lighting Technician Nick Blackett
PR Kate Bowe (Bowe Communications)
Poster Designer Angela Clarke
Programme Design Angela Clarke
Poster Designer Dierdre Barry
Programme Design James Carr
Photography Kevin McFeely
Photography Sean Boylan

Unpublished Scripts

  • Contact

    Charles Walker, Peters Fraser and Dunlop

  • Address

    Drury House, 34-43 Russell Street
    London WC2B 5HA

  • Phone

    + 44 (0)20 7344 1000

  • Email


  • Website


Rights Information

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Marianne Gunn O'Connor Literary Agency

  • Address

    Morrisson Chambers, Suite 17
    32 Nassau Street
    Dublin 2
    Republic of Ireland

  • Email


Source Of Information

Information for this entry was taken from the original production programme and the 1994 Dublin Theatre Festival programme.