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After Easter


  • Playwright

    Anne Devlin 

  • Synopsis

    The exile, Greta, having turned away from everything that could have once been called her identity, including her religion, allows the ghosts to call her home to the North of Ireland and to her family. In doing so, she finds herself confronting the identity she has wilfully excluded for so long.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts


  • Cast Size Male


  • Cast Size Female


  • Cast Notes

    Cast doubling is possible. See original production for details.

Original Production

  • Date of First Production

    18 May 1994

  • Producer

    Produced by Royal Shakespeare Company

  • Original Venue

  • Venue Notes

    First performed at the Other Place, Stratford-upon Avon, England.

  • Irish Premiere Notes

    The Irish premiere took place at the Lyric Theatre in November of the same year, during the Belfast Festival at Queen's presented by the RSC.

Original Cast  
Rose Flynn Doreen Hepburn
First Soldier Jonathan Dean
Commanding Officer Roy Ward
Campbell Roy Ward
Paul Watterson Sean O'Callaghan (1)
Manus Flynn William Houston
Silent Nun Claire Carrie
Melda Claire Carrie
Elish Janet McKenzie
Emer Janet McKenzie
Helen Katherine Rogers
Greta Stella Gonet
Aoife Ann Hasson
Michael Flynn Liam O'Callaghan
Second Soldier Darren Roberts
Production Team  
Director Michael Attenborough
Designer Francis O'Connor
Lighting Designer Robert Jones (1)
Music by Jennie Muskett

Published Scripts

Rights Information

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Alan Brodie Representation Ltd

  • Address

    Paddock Suite, The Courtyard
    55 Charterhouse Street
    London EC1M 6HA

  • Phone

    + 44 (0)20 7253 6226

  • Email

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Source Of Information

The information for this entry was taken from the published script.