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Is This About Sex?


  • Playwright

    Christian O'Reilly (1) 

  • Synopsis

    When Daniel walks up to shop assistant Cathy and tells her he wants to buy a bra – for himself - it’s their first step in a passionate affair. Meanwhile, their respective partners, Kay and Paul, are having sex together during lunch. But if everyone is getting what they want, why is no-one happy? Kay’s friend Angela thinks she has all the answers – but does she?

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  • Cast Size Male


  • Cast Size Female


Original Production

  • Date of First Production

    02 August 2007

  • Producer

    Produced by Rough Magic Theatre Company In association with Pavilion Theatre

  • Original Venue

    Traverse Theatre

  • Irish Premiere Notes

    The Irish premiere took place at the Pavilion Theatre Dun Laoghaire, 3rd October 2007, during the Dublin International Theatre Festval.

Original Cast  
Kay Ali White
Daniel Darragh Kelly
Angela Ruth Hegarty
Paul Rory Nolan
Cathy Hilary O'Shaughnessy
Production Team  
Director Lynne Parker
Set Designer Paul O'Mahony
Producer Diego Fasciati
Lighting Designer Sinead Wallace
Costume Designer Breege Fahy
Company Manager Claire O'Neill
Assistant Producer Cian O'Brien
Production Manager Paula Tierney
Stage Director Justin Murphy
Stage Manager Elaine Walsh
Set Construction Theatre Production Services
Graphic Design Alphabet Soup
Literary Manager Christine Madden
Make-Up Val Sherlock
Hair by Val Sherlock

Published Scripts

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    Is This About Sex?

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    Head Office, 215 Vauxhall Bridge Road
    London SW1V 1EJ

  • Phone

    + 44 (0)20 7798 1600

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  • Contact

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    24 Pottery Lane, Holland Park
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    + 44 (0)20 7727 1346

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Source Of Information

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