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Dreams of Violence


  • Playwright

    Stella Feehily 

  • Setting

    London, the present day.

  • Synopsis

    Hildy is a forty-something social worker and sometime idealist whose life is spiralling into chaos. She is divorcing her husband, her son is trying to kick his heroin habbit, her once glamourous mother has taken to the drink and her troublesome father is a nursing home. Through it all Hildy tries to cling to her social ideals, leading a group of low-paid cleaners in their fight against their capitalist bosses. Can she hold it all together?

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts


  • Cast Size Male


  • Cast Size Female


  • Cast Notes

    Cast doubling possible. See original production.

Original Production

Original Cast  
Jamie Jamie Baughan
Ben Nigel Cooke
Jack Ciaran McIntyre
Annie Mossie Smith
Shirley Paula Wilcox
Bea Thusitha Jayasundera
Production Team  
Director Max Stafford Clark
Set Designer Lucy Osborne
Lighting Designer Johanna Town
Sound Designer Paul Charlier
Choreographer Jessica Swale
Fight Director Paul Benzing
Musical Director Julian Littman
Production Manager Matt Noddings
Deputy Stage Manager Nina Scholar
Assistant Stage Manager Fiona Coombe
Company Stage Manager Richard Llewellyn
Company Stage Manager Dani Youngman
Associate Director Jessica Swale
Set Construction Top Show Set Construction
Scenic Artist Matt Grace
Wardrobe Supervisor Jackie Orton
Production Photography John Haynes
Dialect Coach Michaela Kennen

Published Scripts

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 company website and from various newspaper reviews.