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  • Playwright

    Dave Duggan 

  • Setting

    Siopa gruagaireachta ar Bhóthar na bhFál i mBéal Feirste san lá atá inniu ann.

  • Notes

    Bhuaigh an dráma seo duais Stewart Parker 2008.

  • Synopsis

    Two young women, Fiona & Josie, are trying to make a go of a hairdressing salon but things are not going well. By keeping secrets from each other they strain their friendship to breaking point. Josie is in love with Phelim who is obsessed with hurling. Tightner lives upstairs - a wealthy, lascivious man. Will he help them? Can Eileen, Fiona's mother, lure a few pounds from him, and at what price?

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts


  • Cast Size Male


  • Cast Size Female


Original Production

Original Cast  
Tightner Michael O'Sullivan
Phelim Diarmaid Murtagh
Fiona Nuala Ní Néill
Josie Sarah Nic Loinsigh
Eileen Mairéad Ní Ghallchóir
Production Team  
Director Bríd Ó Gallchóir
Set Designer Fiona Leech
Lighting Designer Damian Cox
Costume Designer Marie Tierney
Sound Designer JJ Vernon
Production Manager Rory Casey
Assistant Stage Manager Francis Harkin
Set Construction Jim Bell
Photography James Gracey

Unpublished Scripts

Rights Information

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Dave Duggan

  • Address

    Republic of Ireland

  • Email


Source Of Information