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Empress of India


  • Playwright

    Stuart Carolan 

  • Synopsis

    Seamus Lamb, celebrated Irish Hollywood actor, watched his wife die. Abandoned to grief, he took no further part in the lives of Matty, Martin and Kate, their children. Martin's now a journalist in Dublin. Matty's in New York. Kate has headed for London. Seamus waits on the film role that will restore him to fame, but time has other ideas...

  • Play Type

    Plays General

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  • Cast Size Male


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  • Cast Notes

    In addition two child actors, Obi and Luan James Geary, appeared on screen

Original Production

Original Cast  
Nursey Catherine Walsh (1)
Maria Sarah-Jane Drummey
Martin Aaron Monaghan
Seamus Sean McGinley
Mattie Tadhg Murphy
Kate Sarah Greene
Production Team  
Director Garry Hynes
Designer Francis O'Connor
Lighting Designer Davy Cunningham
Costume Designer Kathy Strachan
Sound Designer John A. Leonard
Composer Sam Jackson
Company Manager Sophie Gabszewicz
Technical Manager Barry O'Brien
Production Manager Eamonn Fox
Stage Manager Tim Smith
Technician Aidan Wallace
Set Construction Theatre Production Services
Scenic Artist Sandra Butler
Scenic Artist Ciara Moore
Costume Supervisor Doreen McKenna (1)
Publicity Kate Bowe (Bowe Communications)
Make-Up Val Sherlock
Casting Maureen Hughes
Wigs by Val Sherlock
Projection Design Evita Galanou
Projection Design Ueli Nuesch
Projection Design Thomas Wollenberger

Unpublished Scripts

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Source Of Information

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