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The Bachelor of Kilkish


  • Playwright

    Myles Breen 

  • Synopsis

    This is the story of a small town barber in the mid-west seaside resort of Kilkish. Over the course of one summer the arrival of a young man leads him to question secrets that ultimately define his life, and now threaten to change it forever.

  • Play Type

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Original Production

Original Cast  
Eugene Brendan Conroy
Aggie Deirdre Monaghan
Pat Pascal Scott
Mike Cillian Ó Gairbhí
Jacinta Clare Monnelly
Ian Stephen Tadgh
Production Team  
Director Liam O'Brien
Set Designer Gerry Lombard
Lighting Designer Pius McGrath
Costume Designer Sharon Kiely
Sound Designer Conor O'Donovan
Fight Director Ciaran O'Grady
Composer Stephen Ryan
Project Manager Kieran O'Brien
Production Manager Mike Burke
Stage Manager Amy Burke
Set Construction Ger Wallace
Set Construction Colin Bartley
Set Painter Gerard Burke
Poster and Programme Design Niall O'Shea
Poster Photography Cormac Byrne
Rehearsal Photography Ian Collins

Unpublished Scripts

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Source Of Information

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