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Drum Belly


  • Playwright

    Richard Dormer 

  • Setting

    New York, 1969

  • Synopsis

    Mystery surrounds the disappearance of $100,000, jeopardising a truce between Irish and Italian gangs in Brooklyn.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts


  • Cast Size Male


Original Production

Original Cast  
Johnny 'The Fox' Rourke Ciaran O'Brien
Willy 'Wicklow' Hill Ronan Leahy
Walter Sorrow Gerard Byrne
Daniel 'Antrim' Malley Phelim Drew
Thomas 'Lumpy' Flannegan David Ganly
Harvey Marr Liam Carney
Mickey No-No Karl Shiels
Mr Gulliver Sullivan Declan Conlon
Chief Marion O'Hare Gary Lydon
Bobby Boy Ryan McParland
Production Team  
Director Sean Holmes
Set Designer Paul Wills
Lighting Designer Paul Keogan
Costume Designer Eimer Ni Mhaoldomhnaigh
Sound Designer Christopher Shutt
Voice Director Andrea Ainsworth
Fight Director Donal O'Farrell
Assistant Director Maeve Stone
Stage Manager Donna Leonard
Assistant Stage Manager Richie O'Sullivan
Graphic Design Zero G
Photography Anthony Woods
Sign Language Interpreter Amanda Coogan
Scenic Finishing Sandra Butler
Video Editor Jack Phelan
Casting Director Kelly Phelan
Hair & Make-Up Val Sherlock
Rain Effect Capital Scenery
Captioning Paula Carraher
Captioning Ruth McCreery
Audio Description Bríd Ní Ghruagáin
Audio Description Maureen Portsmouth
Floor installation Consultant John Piggott
Floor installation M&P Construction
Furnace Effect Se Purcell

Published Scripts

Rights Information

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type


  • 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

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