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  • Playwright

    Tom Swift 

  • Synopsis

    Get in your car and drive to the edge of town where the badland backroads of the boy racer skid to a halt. Turn on your headlights. Tune in your radio. Take it all in. The speed freaks, the drifters and the stove jockeys.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts


  • Cast Size Male


  • Cast Size Female


Original Production

  • Date of First Production

    27 June 2006

  • Production Notes

    Drive-by was a site-specific performance viewed by audiences from their own car, with sound transmitted through their car radios.
  • Producer

    Produced by The Performance Corporation

  • Original Venue

  • Venue Notes

    First Presented at the Docklands in Cork as part of the the Cork Midsummer Festival 2006.

Original Cast  
Performer Tomás Ó Súilleabháin (1)
Performer Ailish Symons
Performer Aidan Turner
Production Team  
Director Jo Mangan
Producer Deborah Dignam
Lighting Designer Kevin Treacy
Producer Maura O'Keeffe
Costume Designer Suzanne Keogh
Sound Designer Tom Swift
Assistant Director Irene O'Mara
Production Manager Hannah Solley
Stage Manager David Tiernan
Assistant Stage Manager Diarmuid Quigley
Sound Operator Ciaran Eaton
Lighting Technician Eoin McNinch
Photography Colm Hogan
Make-Up Tihana Petrovic
Publicity Gerry Lundberg
Action Director Donal O'Farrell
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The information for this entry was taken from the original production programme.