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The Gathering


  • Playwright

    Edna O'Brien 

  • Setting

    Set in a farmhouse in the West of Ireland.

  • Synopsis

    A family gather together to celebrate the parents fortieth wedding anniversary and slowly but surely all the secrets and lies, resentments and recriminations come to the surface.

  • Play Type

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Original Production

Original Cast  
Peg Eileen Colgan
Teddy Pat Laffan
Carmel Deirdre Donnelly
Helen Kathleen Barrington
Lil May Cluskey
Emer Aideen O'Kelly
Jamie Geoff Golden
Gurnet Macdara Ó Fátharta
Production Team  
Director Barry Davis (1)
Designer Bronwen Casson
Lighting Leslie Scott
Sound Nuala Golden
Director's Assistant Michael Colgan (1)
Design Assistant Maebh Browne
Design Assistant Pamela Dale
Production Manager Brian Collins
Stage Director Bill Hay
Stage Manager Tommy Woods
Assistant Stage Manager Bríd Ní Neachtain
Wardrobe Judith Dolan

Rights Information

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Peters Fraser Dunlop (PFD)

  • Address

    55 New Oxford Street
    London WC1A 1BS

  • Phone

    +44 (0)20 7344 1000

  • Email


  • Website


Source Of Information

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