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  • Playwright

    Enda Walsh 

  • Setting

    No time. No place.

  • Synopsis

    The lives of two men unravel quickly over the course the play. Where are they? Who are they? What room is this, and what might be beyond the walls? Trapped in a small room, these men pass the time by imagining themselves in a small Irish village.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts


  • Cast Size Male


  • Cast Size Female


  • Cast Notes

    2 actors alternated the role of 'Girl' during the first production.

Original Production

Original Cast  
1 Cillian Murphy
2 Mikel Murfi
3 Stephen Rea
Voice Eanna Breathnach
Voice Niall Buggy
Voice Denise Gough
Voice Pauline McLynn
Girl Orla Ní Ghríofa
Girl Aisling Walsh
Production Team  
Director Enda Walsh
Designer Jamie Vartan
Producer Anne Clarke
Producer Paul Fahy
Lighting Designer Adam Silverman
Sound Designer Helen Atkinson
Choreographer Kate Prince
Composer Teho Teardo
Assistant Lighting Designer Patrick Anthony
Assistant Costume Designer Emily Ní Bhroin
Finance Director Gerry Cleary
Company Manager Sara Cregan
Technical Manager Tom Rohan
Production Manager Eamonn Fox
Stage Director Clive Welsh
Stage Manager Sophie Flynn
Props Master Lizzie Chapman
Sound Technician Mike Nestor
Set Construction Theatre Production Services (TPS)
Stage Carpenter Tony Cording
Stage Carpenter Gus Dewar
Scenic Artist Jason McCaffrey
Scenic Artist Louise Roche
Scenic Artist Liz Barker
Costume Supervisor Emily Ní Bhroin
Graphic Design Hilda Reid
Photography Colm Hogan
Photography Catherine Ashmore
Photography Patrick Redmond
Photography Richard Gilligan
Publicity Sinead O'Doherty
Transport Trevor Price
Marketing Sinead McPhillips
Publicity Gwen O'Sullivan
Marketing Elaine Divilly
Publicity Sabrina Sheehan
Administrator Elizabeth Duffy
Festival Chief Executive John Crumlish
Hair & Make-Up Val Sherlock

Published Scripts

Rights Information

Source Of Information

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