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The Bird Sanctuary


  • Playwright

    Frank McGuinness 

  • Setting

    A house in Booterstown, Co. Dublin, overlooking the bird sanctuary.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts


  • Cast Size Male


  • Cast Size Female


Original Production

Original Cast  
Stephen Risteard Cooper
Robert John Kavanagh (1)
Marianne Joan O'Hara
Tina Maria McDermottroe
Eleanor Geraldine McEwan
Production Team  
Director Robin Lefevre
Designer Frank Conway
Lighting Designer Trevor Dawson
Costumes Abbey Theatre Wardrobe Department
Costume Assistant Carol Smith
Sound Dave Nolan
Staff Director Brian Brady
Stage Director John Stapleton
Assistant Stage Manager Eibhlin de Barra
Set Construction Abbey Theatre Workshop
Scenic Artist Jack Kerwin
Scenic Artist Gabrielle McQuillan
Scenic Artist Angie Benner
Scenic Artist Jonathan Garrett
Artist Eithne Jordan
Artist Michael O'Dea
Photography Amelia Stein
Programme Irish Theatre Publications

Rights Information

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Mel Kenyon, Casarotto Ramsay & Associates Ltd

  • Address

    Waverley House, 7-12 Noel Street
    London W1F 8GQ

  • Phone

    + 44 (0)20 7287 4450

  • Email


Source Of Information

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