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The Saints go Cycling In

From the DALKEY ARCHIVE by FLann O'Brien.


  • Playwright

    Hugh Leonard 

  • Adapted / Translated From

    Flann O'Brien

  • Setting

    Set in, around and under Dalkey, a seaside town close to Dublin, in the late 1940s.

  • Synopsis

    A cast of characters that includes James Joyce and St Augustine are caught up in the scheme of mad scientist De Selby to destroy the world.

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Original Production

Original Cast  
Mary Keating Máire Hastings
Dr. Selby Newton Blick
Mrs. Laverty Isobel Couser
Nemo Hackett Charles Roberts
Father Cobble Edward Byrne
Jimmy Ronnie Walsh
Dr. Crewett Desmond Perry
Mick Shaughnessy Bill Golding
Sergeant Fottrell Martin Dempsey
Augustine Fred Johnson
Production Team  
Director Denis Carey
Set Designer Alan Pleass
Manager Brian Tobin
Assistant Manager Ann O'Connor
Stage Director Rhona Woodcock
Stage Manager Maire Kelly
Assistant Stage Manager Diana Moore
Set Painter Jim O'Hare
Assistant Carpenter Louis Molloy
Chief Electrician Arthur Jones
PR Dahna Davis
Carpenter Michael Lambert
Company Artistic Director Phyllis Ryan

Rights Information

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    Adaptation rights

  • Contact

    The Agency

  • Address

    24 Pottery Lane, Holland Park
    London W11 4LZ

  • Phone

    + 44 (0)20 7727 1346

  • Email

  • Website

Source Of Information

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