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Those Sick And Indigent


  • Playwright

    Alan O'Regan 

  • Setting

    A hostel for the homeless in inner-city Dublin.

  • Synopsis

    In an inner-city hostel for men, two long term “clients” together with a young care worker, are gathering the belongings of a recently deceased resident. They discover an old letter, written but never sent, to the dead man's lost love...

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    One Act

  • Cast Size Male


Original Production

  • Date of First Production

    09 January 2012

  • Producer

    Produced by Bewley’s Cafe Theatre

  • Original Venue

    Bewley's Café Theatre

  • Irish Premiere Notes

    First staged as part of the 2010 Cork Arts Theatre One-Act Play Festival, where it took the overall award for Best New Play. The details listed here refer to the play's professional debut at the Bewley's Café Theatre in 2012.

Original Cast  
Joe Gerry O'Brien (1)
Finbar Mark Lambert
Ronan Shane O'Reilly
Production Team  
Director Daniel Reardon
Set Designer Miriam Duffy
Lighting Designer Colm Maher
Photography Stephen Delaney
Designer Stephen Delaney

Unpublished Scripts

Rights Information

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Alan O'Regan

  • Address

    c/o Bewley's Café Theatre
    Grafton Street
    Dublin 2
    Republic of Ireland

  • Email


Source Of Information

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