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Little Thing, Big Thing


  • Playwright

    Donal O'Kelly 

  • Author Notes

    Commissioned by Fishamble in partnership with the STROLLERS Touring Network.
  • Synopsis

    In Nigeria, a frightened child puts an old roll of film into the hands of Dublin-bound teacher Sister Martha. In Dublin, ex-con Larry, with a wounded backside, has to get out of the city to rob a convent. Meanwhile, Scarab Oil plans to unleash its new clean fuel of the future. The film roll Martha is carrying attracts the urgent interest of some very powerful and ambitious people.

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Original Production

Original Cast  
Martha Sorcha Fox
Larry Donal O'Kelly
Production Team  
Video assistant Evan Flynn
Director Jim Culleton
Producer Marketa Dowling
Costume Designer Maria Tapper
Sound Designer Carl Kennedy
Set & Lighting Designer John Comiskey
Relight Technician Adam Fitzsimons
Production Manager Tom Dowling
Stage Manager Paula Tierney
Dramaturg Gavin Kostick
Production Assistant Andrea Cleary
PR Sinead O'Doherty
Graphic Design Gareth Jones
Photography Patrick Redmond

Published Scripts

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    Little Thing, Big Thing

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  • Address

    Head Office, 215 Vauxhall Bridge Road
    London SW1V 1EJ

  • Phone

    + 44 (0)20 7798 1600

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Source Of Information

The information for this entry was taken from the published play script.