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The Adventures of Shay Mouse


  • Playwright

    Patrick McCabe 

  • Synopsis

    Adapted by the author from his children's book of the same name.

  • Play Type

    Theatre for Young Audiences

    Number Of Acts


  • Cast Size Male


  • Cast Size Female


Original Production

Original Cast  
Tom Pat Gary Cooke
Nora Carbunkle Bríd Ní Neachtain
Mrs. Phibbian Bríd Ní Neachtain
Fingers Ferrett Robert Taylor
Larry Terrier Robert Taylor
The Master Tim Ruddy
Shay Mouse Tim Ruddy
Sebastian Rat Frank McCusker
Harry Hawper Frank McCusker
Jacinta Karen Scully
Tommy Phibbian Karen Scully
Dermo Mouse Jonathan Shankey
Mullarkey Jonathan Shankey
Sam Phibbian Gary Cooke
Pat the Rat Sean Rocks
Sid Swift Sean Rocks
Guy Fox Mark O'Halloran
Cuebert Kat Mark O'Halloran
Zak Spaniel Ronan Leahy
Jack Terrier Ronan Leahy
Doberman Ronan Leahy
Grandrobin Redbreast Jonathan Shankey
Lunchbox Jonathan Shankey
Mickey Slug Karen Scully
Production Team  
Director Bríd Ó Gallchóir
Set Designer Colman Corish
Lighting Designer Tony Wakefield
Costume Designer Paula Conroy
Costume Assistant Joanne Cassidy
Sound Dave Nolan
Choreographer David Bolger
Music by JJ Vernon
Stage Director Collette Morris
Assistant Stage Manager Susie Sheil
Prop Maker Paula Conroy

Unpublished Scripts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

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