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This Other City


  • Playwright

    Daragh Carville 

  • Setting

    Belfast, the present day.

  • Synopsis

    Gemma and Patrick have been married for many years. They are hardworking business people, well-dressed, ambitious and respectable, proud of their teenage daughter and of their rising social status in post-Troubles Belfast. When an unfamiliar female voice answers Patrick's phone one night, his wife grows suspicious and their comfortable middle-class life together starts to disintegrate.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

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  • Cast Size Male


  • Cast Size Female


Original Production

Original Cast  
Gemma Maria Connolly
Ben Gordon Fulton
Patrick Miche Doherty
Bull Michael Liebmann
Maria Cristina Catalina
Orla Samantha Heaney
Production Team  
Director Michael Duke
Costume Designer Diana Ennis
Set & Lighting Designer Niall Rea
Fight Director Michael Poyner
Composer Carlos MaciĆ”
Production Manager Alan McCracken
Stage Manager Pauline McKay
Assistant Stage Manager Patsy Hughes
Dramaturg Hanna Slattne
Set Construction Jim Carson
Set Construction David Carson
Wardrobe Supervisor Melanie Carmichael
Production Photography Chris Heaney
Outreach Facilitator John Ryan (1)
Outreach Facilitator Patrick Sanders
Outreach Facilitator Rachael Lennon
Marketing Manager Kirsty Atkinson
Transport Philip Goss
Voice Coach Peter Ballance

Published Scripts

  • Title

    This Other City

  • Year


  • Published By


  • Address

    Imperial Buildings, 72 High Street,
    Belfast BT1 2BE
    Northern Ireland

  • Phone

    + 44 (0)28 9043 9313

  • Email


  • Website


Rights Information

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Casarotto Ramsay & Associates Ltd

  • Address

    Waverley House, 7-12 Noel Street
    London WIF 8GQ

  • Phone

    + 44 (0)20 7287 4450

  • Email


Source Of Information

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