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Gun Metal Grey


  • Playwright

    Mick Donnellan 

  • Setting

    A funeral home in a small Mayo town; 2010s.

  • Synopsis

    Comedy centering around Chris and Paddy, two unemployed young men who spend their time drinking in Seamus Quinn's pub-cum-funeral home.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

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Original Production

  • Date of First Production

    October 2011

  • Producer

    Produced by Truman Town Theatre

  • Original Venue

    Town Hall Theatre

  • Venue Notes

    First staged in the Town Hall Theatre Studio. Initial run was followed by one performance on the Town Hall's main stage.

Original Cast  
Chris McGuire Cathal Leonard
Guinness man Féilim Ó hAoláin
Joe Macken John Fitzmaurice
Paddy Farragher Adrian Lavelle
Seamus Quinn Neil Molloy
Maureen Higgins Michelle Cronin
Jess O'Malley Kate McCarthy
Tom Steed Gerry Howard
Martin O'Hare P J Moore
Laura Michelle Henson
Paddy Eddie Mullarkey
Production Team  
Director Mick Donnellan
Set Designer Seán Ó Máille

Unpublished Scripts

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Source Of Information

The information for this entry was taken from promotional material supplied by the company and press cuttings.