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The Biggest Adventure in the World


  • Playwright

    Shaun Prendergast 

  • Notes

    A play for young audiences: 8-12 years

  • Synopsis

    Jonty isn't allowed outside his back garden by his parents. His pal Mickser comes by on his way to the fair and Jonty sees an adventure he doesn't want to miss. They meet Nadia and go treasure-hunting on a half-sunken boat and things get very dangerous indeed.

  • Play Type

    Theatre for Young Audiences

    Number Of Acts

    One Act

  • Cast Size Male


  • Cast Size Female


  • Cast Notes

    Apart from the three main roles, 2 male actors and 1 female play various other roles.

Original Production

  • Date of First Production

    22 February 2006

  • Production Notes

    Teacher's Pack made by Vincent Dempsey, Maeve Ingoldsby and Jacinta Breen.

  • Producer

    Produced by Barnstorm Theatre Company

  • Original Venue

    Watergate Theatre

Original Cast  
Jonty Carl Kennedy
Nadia Jody O'Neill
Mickser Niall McDonagh
Various Paul Connaughton
Various Matthew Ralli
Various Sharon Sexton
Production Team  
Director Philip Hardy
Set Designer David Craig
Lighting Designer Mark Galione
Producer Vincent Dempsey
Costume Designer Bernie McCoy
Movement Director Mike Carbery
Composer John Ryan
Production Manager Maeve Laverty
Production Manager Michael Burke (1)
Stage Manager Steve Rider
Assistant Stage Manager Rebecca Muller
Set Construction Terry Keogh
Set Construction Michael Burke
Set Construction Tom Tullock
Set Construction Jacinta Breen
Set Construction Kevin Courtney
Construction Manager Kevin Courtney
Scenic Artist Tom Tullock
Graphic Design Kieran McDonnell
Graphic Design Debbie Jenkinson
Photography Dylan Vaughan
Transport Simon Burke(1)
PR/Marketing Officer Helen Carroll

Rights Information

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Barnstorm Theatre Company

  • Address

    Church Lane
    Co. Kilkenny
    Republic of Ireland

  • Phone

    + 353 (0)56 775 1266

  • Email


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Source Of Information

The information for this entry was supplied by the company.