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Over the Wire


  • Playwright

    Seamus Keenan 

  • Setting

    Long Kesh, Northern Ireland.

  • Synopsis

    In the aftermath of the burning of Long Kesh, five prisoners erect shelters in which to sleep. They are pitched into a world of violence, paranoia and hunger...

  • Play Type

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  • Cast Size Male


Original Production

Original Cast  
Barry Martin Bradley
Colin Micheál McDaid
Lucas Pat Lynch
Dee James Lecky
Dutch Andrew Doherty
Production Team  
Director Kenneth Glenaan
Set Designer Sabine Dargent
Lighting Designer Sinead McKenna
Producer Kieran Griffiths
Assistant Director John Paul Conaghan
Stage Manager Fiona McLoughlin
Composer/Sound Designer Vincent Doherty
Composer/Sound Designer Ivan Birthistle

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Source Of Information

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