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The Picture of Dorian Gray


  • Playwright

    Neil Bartlett 

  • Adapted / Translated From

    Oscar Wilde

  • Synopsis

    Dorian Gray makes a Faustian pact in order to retain his youth and beauty. His portrait, painted by Basil Halward who is obsessed with him, deteriorates horribly as Dorian sinks deeper into depravity.

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    Number Of Acts


  • Cast Size Male


  • Cast Size Female


  • Cast Notes

    two female roles are played by one actress

Original Production

Original Cast  
Francis Gerard Byrne
Ensemble Ben Reynolds
Victor Aaron Heffernan
Dorian Gray Tom Canton
James Vane Bob Kelly
Gladys, Duchess of Monmouth Charlotte McCurry
Sybil Vane Charlotte McCurry
Lord Henry Wotton Jasper Britton
Alan Campbell Andrew Macklin
Lady Agatha Carlisle Lise-Ann McLaughlin
Mrs Leaf Kate O'Toole
Basil Hallward Frank McCusker
Lady Narborough Susannah de Wrixon
Footman Emmet Kirwan
Lady Victoria Wotton Jane Brennan
Lady Ruxton Ali White
Mrs Elynne Bairbre Ní Chaoimh
Footman Michael Sheehan
Production Team  
Director Neil Bartlett
Lighting Designer Chris Davey
Sound Designer Vincent Doherty
Sound Designer Ivan Birthistle
Voice Director Andrea Ainsworth
Fight Director Donal O'Farrell
Assistant Director Oonagh Murphy
Deputy Stage Manager Deirdre McClean
Assistant Stage Manager Richie O'Sullivan
Company Stage Manager Tara Furlong
Set & Costume Designer Kandis Cook
Set Construction The Natural Construction Company
Set Construction Vincent Bell
Graphic Design Zero- G
Photography Ros Kavanagh
Sign Language Interpreter Amanda Coogan
Frame Construction David Shakarian
Additional Staging Paul Kieve
Casting Director Kelly Phelan
Hair & Make-Up Val Sherlock
Additional Casting Siobhán Bracke
Captioning Paula McRedmond
Captioning Ruth McCreery
Audio Description Maureen Portsmouth
Audio Description Bríd Ní Ghruagáin

Published Scripts

Rights Information

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  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

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Source Of Information

The information for this entry was drawn from the company play programme and press cuttings.