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Ourselves Alone


  • Playwright

    Anne Devlin 

  • Synopsis

    Ourselves Alone examines the effects of the 1981 hunger strikes on Northern Ireland politics through the various struggles of three sisters.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts


  • Cast Size Male


  • Cast Size Female


  • Cast Notes

    In the original production additional unspecified characters were played by members of the cast .

Original Production

  • Date of First Production

    24 October 1985

  • Production Notes

    Co-produced with the Liverpool Playhouse Theatre.
  • Producer

    Co-produced by The Royal Court Theatre

  • Original Venue

  • Venue Notes

    First presented at the Liverpool Playhouse Studio.

  • Irish Premiere Notes

    The original production toured to the John Player Theatre during the 1986 Dublin Theatre Festival.

Original Cast  
Malachy John Hewitt
Josie BrĂ­d Brennan
Donna Lise-Ann McLaughlin
Danny Liam de Staic
Cathal O'Donnell Adrian Dunbar
John McDermot Adrian Dunbar
Gabriel Mark Lambert
Liam Mark Lambert
Frieda Hilary Reynolds
Joe Conran Peter Chelsom
Production Team  
Director Simon Curtis
Designer Paul Brown

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

  • Website

Source Of Information

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