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The Haunting of Helena Blunden


  • Playwright

    Paul Boyd (2)  Bernie McGill 

  • Author Notes

    Inspired by an original concept 'the Ghostwatch at www.irelandseye.com'
  • Setting

    A converted linen mill in modern-day Belfast.

  • Synopsis

    Helena Blunden was a teenage mill worker who bore her employer an illegitimate child and subsequently died in mysterious circumstances. Decades later, her story comes to light again...

  • Play Type

    Musical Theatre

    Number Of Acts


  • Cast Size Male


  • Cast Size Female


Original Production

Original Cast  
Maggie Helena Bereen
Michael Karl O'Neill
Helena Roisín Gallagher
Susan Charlotte McCurry
Production Team  
Director Zoë Seaton
Lighting Designer Conleth White
Musical Director Paul Boyd (2)
Production Manager Russell Allardice
Technical Stage Manager Alan McCracken
Deputy Stage Manager Judith Pillow
Set & Costume Designer Diego Pitarch
Scenic Artist Anna Donovan
Scenic Artist Stuart Marshall
Costume Supervisor Annalivia Browne
Set Build Jim Carson
Poster Designer Mark Seaton
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Rights Information

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Big Telly Theatre Company

  • Address

    c/o Flowerfield Arts Centre, 185 Coleraine Road
    Portstewart BT55 7HU
    Co. Derry
    Northern Ireland

  • Phone

    + 44 (0)28 7083 2588

  • Email


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Source Of Information

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