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  • Playwright

    Robert Anthony Welch 

  • Setting

    A hospital ward; contemporary Northern Ireland (2011)

  • Synopsis

    A veteran Republican lies dying. In his final hours he is visited by a stream of former henchmen, causing him to reflect on the past and the violent role he played in it.

    Presented in conjunction with 'Yes So I Said Yes' as part of Ransom's 'Both Sides of The Story' double-bill at the 2011 Belfast Festival at Queens.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    One Act

  • Cast Size Male


  • Cast Size Female


Original Production

Original Cast  
Tony McDonnell J.D. Kelleher
Denis McShane Roy Heayberd
Robert McArdle Gerard Jordan
Michael Sheehy Conor MacNeill
Sean McGarry Paul Mallon
Claire Bristow Charlotte McCurry
Production Team  
Director Mick Gordon
Lighting Designer Simon Bird (1)
Costume Designer Erin Charteris
Sound Designer Adam Booth
Project Manager Claire Hall
Production Manager Alan McCracken
Stage Manager Jenny Newell
Assistant Stage Manager Patsy Hughes
Stage Management Intern Natalie Murphy
Props Master Patsy Hughes
Production Photography Chris Hill
Designer Mick Gordon
Outreach Facilitator Charmaine McBride
Publicity Joe Nawaz
Outreach Manager Sam Porciello
Dialect Coach Peter Ballance
Assistant to Director Louise Davidson

Unpublished Scripts

Rights Information

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Robert Welch

  • Address

    Northern Ireland

  • Email


Source Of Information

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