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Cyprus Avenue


  • Playwright

    David Ireland 

  • Notes

    An Abbey Theatre commission.

  • Synopsis

    Eric Miller is a Belfast loyalist. He believes his five-week-old granddaughter is Gerry Adams. His family keep telling him to stop living in the past and fighting old battles that nobody cares about anymore, but his cultural heritage is under siege. He must act.

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Original Production

Original Cast  
Bernie Julia Dearden
Eric Stephen Rea
Slim Chris Corrigan
Julie Amy Molloy
Bridget Wunmi Mosaku
Production Team  
Director Vicky Featherstone
Lighting Designer Paul Keogan
Sound Designer David McSeveney
Voice Director Andrea Ainsworth
Fight Director Bret Yount
Assistant Director Ng Choon Ping
Production Manager Marius Rønning
Production Manager Des Kenny
Stage Manager Anne Kyle
Deputy Stage Manager Osnat Koblenz
Set & Costume Designer Lizzie Clachan
Set Construction Set Blue Scenery
Costume Supervisor Johanna Coe
Dialect Coach Brendan Gunn
Casting Director Kelly Phelan
Casting Director Amy Ball

Published Scripts

  • Title

    Cyprus Avenue

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  • Address

    Head Office, 215 Vauxhall Bridge Road
    London SW1V 1EJ

  • Phone

    + 44 (0)20 7798 1600

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Rights Information

  • Territory

    All Territories

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    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.