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Lost Worlds


  • Playwright

    Wilson John Haire 

  • Setting


  • Synopsis

    A performance of three one-act plays. These are: Newsflash, in which a bedridden Protestant mother and her three middle-aged unmarried daughters are caught up in a fire fight between the IRA and the British Army; Wedding Breakfast, in which a young, just-married IRA man and his bride are pursued to a derelict house by British soldiers; and Roost, in which a Cambodian girl who was taken out of her country illegally by a British charity organisation begins to remember her past life.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    Series of short individual plays

  • Cast Size Male


  • Cast Size Female


Original Production

Original Cast  
Bella Anna Manahan
Rosy Anna Manahan
Dot Brenda Fricker
Barbara Brenda Fricker
Eina Veronica Duffy
Minna Rynagh O'Grady
Angkor Sarah Lam
Frances Philomena McDonagh
Tom Jon Morrison
Production Team  
Director Robert Kidd
Lighting and Set Designer William Dudley
Lighting Designer Laurence Clayton
Sound David Foister
Stage Manager John Caulfield
Deputy Stage Manager Frank Nealon
Assistant Stage Manager Teresa Joselyn
Assistant Stage Manager Angela Fairclough
Assistant Stage Manager Jessica Barry
Assistant Stage Manager Pauline Asper
Photography Alan Ayres

Published Scripts

  • Title

    Lost Worlds

  • Year


  • Published By


  • Address

    P. O. Box 6926
    Portsmouth, NH 03802-6926

  • Phone


  • ISBN


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Rights Information

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Casarotto Ramsay & Associates Ltd

  • Address

    Waverley House, 7-12 Noel Street
    London WIF 8GQ

  • Phone

    + 44 (0)20 7287 4450

  • Email


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