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Single White Male


  • Playwright

    Niall Ó Sioradáin 

  • Author Notes

    Devised by Niall Ó Sioradáin, Frank Smith and John O'Brien. Scripted by Niall Ó Sioradáin.
  • Synopsis

    Single White Male tells the story of Frank Fadden, gobshite. Coming from a broken home in darkest Leitrim, Frank endures fatherly neglect, GAA difficulty, Jesuit discipline and very poor career advice. He manages to eventually escape to bedsit-land in Dublin, only to find an emissary of Satan in his closet. Soon an extraordinary career within Fianna Fáil sees Frank Fadden rise from bedsit-dwelling buffoon to leader of Ireland’s foremost political party. Could leadership of the country be next?

  • Play Type

    Physical/Devised Theatre

    Number Of Acts


  • Cast Size Male


Original Production

Original Cast  
Performer Niall Ó Sioradáin
Performer Frank Smith
Production Team  
Director John O'Brien (1)
Set Designer Barbara McShane
Producer Philip Gray
Lighting Designer Liam Daly
Sound Designer Dave Nolan
Choreographer Ciaran Gray
Assistant Director Noeleen Dooley
Executive Producer John O'Brien (1)
Executive Producer Niall Ó Sioradáin
Production Manager Darren Kellegher
Production Co-ordinator Carolanne Henry
Stage Manager Simon O'Neill
Stage Manager Paul Treacher
PR Kate Bowe (Bowe Communications)
Graphic Design Alan Smithee
Photography Fiona McCann

Unpublished Scripts

Rights Information

Source Of Information

The information for this entry was taken from the original production programme. Additional information was supplied by a member of Íomhá Ildánach.