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  • Playwright

    Ifor ap Glyn  Micheál Ó Conghaile(2) 

  • Adapted / Translated From

    Ifor ap Glyn

  • Setting

    Frongoch, campa imtheorannachta i dTuaisceart na Breataine Bige tar éis Éirí Amach 1916.

  • Synopsis

    Over 1,800 Irishmen were interned in a camp in Frongoch i North Wales after the Easter Rising of 1916. This play describes the tensions in the camp, the hunger strikes and the tragic death of the prison's doctor.

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Original Production

Original Cast  
Michael Collins John Desmond
Corporal Martin John Owen
Gohebyddion Dyfan Roberts
Gohebyddion Gwyn Parry
Col Heygate Lambert Peter Lorenzelli
Mulcahy Aidan Crowley
Mr Ginnel Brendan Charleson
Mr Samuel Steffan Rhodri
Dr Peters Richard Elfyn
Cpt Bevan Michael Atkins
Malone Caoimhín Ó Conghaile
Sir Charles Cameron Denis Quilligan
Conshie Ifan John Evans
Production Team  
Director Ian Rowlands
Designer Sean Crowley
Lighting Designer Dave Roxburgh
Composer Denis Clohessy
Singer Desmond Charleson
Singer Katel Keineg
Multi Media Design Tom Rack
Multi Media Sioned Edwards
Production Co-ordinator Liam Rellis
Sound Technician Mike Byrne
Lighting Technician John Tee

Unpublished Scripts

Rights Information

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