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The Arts Council Playography Na Gaeilge


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  • Playwright

    David Ireland 

  • Setting

    Belfast, 2010s

  • Synopsis

    Jonathan, a young, liberal minister, is struggling to establish himself in a working-class east Belfast parish. One night a young man, Isaac, stumbles into his rectory, covered in blood, and claiming that he is possessed by the devil. Jonathan tries to help Isaac, but he is more troubled and dangerous than he could have imagined, and his efforts bring suspicion from the local community.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts


  • Cast Size Male


  • Cast Size Female


Original Production

Original Cast  
Jonathan Richard Clements
Joe Ivan Little
Isaac Ryan McParland
Judith Victoria Armstrong
Production Team  
Director Michael Duke
Set Designer Alison Cummins
Lighting Designer Simon Bird (1)
Sound Designer James Kennedy(1)
Production Manager James Kennedy(1)
Stage Manager Andrew Stanford
Dramaturg Hanna Slattne

Unpublished Scripts

Rights Information

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Independent Talent Group

  • Address

    40 Whitfield Street
    London W1T 2RH

  • Phone

    + 44 (0)20 7636 6565

  • Website


Source Of Information

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