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Paisley and Me


  • Playwright

    Ron Hutchinson 

  • Setting


  • Synopsis

    Exploration of the life of Unionist politician Rev Ian Paisley from the Divis St riots in 1964 to his participation in a power-sharing government.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts


  • Cast Size Male


  • Cast Size Female


Original Production

  • Date of First Production

    26 October 2012

  • Production Notes

    Part of Green Shoot Productions three-play commission, The Ulster Trilogy.
  • Producer

    Produced by Green Shoot Productions

  • Original Venue

  • Venue Notes

    'Paisley and Me' premiered at The Market Place, Armagh and then toured Northern Ireland.

Original Cast  
Paisley Dan Gordon
Father Lalor Roddy
Mother Stella McCusker
Me Steve Blount
Production Team  
Director Matt Torney
Producer Martin Lynch
Sound Designer James Kennedy(1)
Set & Lighting Designer Ciaran Bagnall
Project Manager Stephanie Martin
Production Manager Russell Allardice
Stage Manager Laura McCabe
Assistant Stage Manager Aimee Yates
Education & Outreach Officer Tanya Kirk
Marketing Assistant Lindsay Gorman
Administrator Deirdre Ashe

Rights Information

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Judy Daish, Judy Daish Associates Ltd

  • Address

    2 St Charles Place
    London W10 6EG

  • Phone

    +44 (0)20 8964 8811

  • Website


Source Of Information

Information for this entry was drawn from the company play programme and material.