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Sunday Morning Coming Down


  • Playwright

    Mick Donnellan 

  • Setting

    Ballinrobe, Mayo; 2000s

  • Synopsis

    John Maguire is visiting his family on a return trip from Italy, where he lives. After meeting an old girlfriend, and seeing the problems stemming from his father's drinking, John struggles to decided whether or not he should stay.

  • Play Type

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Original Production

  • Date of First Production

    29 March 2011

  • Producer

    Produced by Truman Town Theatre

  • Original Venue

    Town Hall Theatre

  • Venue Notes

    Performed in the Town Hall's Studio before one performance on the Town Hall's main stage, and a tour to Cork, Dublin and Castlebar.

Original Cast  
John McGuire Conor Geoghegan
Chris McGuire Cathal Leonard
Theresa McGuire Theresa Leahy
Sharon Niamh Shiggins
Martin P J Moore
Joe McGuire Seán Ó Máille
Production Team  
Director Mick Donnellan
Set Designer Lorna Kavanagh
Set Designer Seán Ó Máille
Lighting Hilary Chesher

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The information for this entry was taken from press cuttings.