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  • Playwright

    Gerard Humphreys 

  • Adapted / Translated From

    Gerard Humphreys

  • Author Notes

    Translated from the Irish Séanadh by the author.
  • Setting

    The play is set on the roof of the GPO in Dublin in April 2015.

  • Synopsis

    Captain Clodagh O'Farrell is charged with executing the military ceremony. Stephanie is trying to salvage her minister's career and back the right horse to be the next leader of the government. With the help of Harry her spin doctor who is trying to ingratiate himself with Stephanie in the wake of his disastrous launch of The 1916 Commemoration.

  • Play Type


    Number Of Acts


  • Cast Size Male


  • Cast Size Female


Original Production

Original Cast  
Clodagh Amy O'Dwyer
Stephanie Barbara Dempsey (2)
Harry Killian Coyle
Production Team  
Director Anthony Fox
Set Designer Orla Reynolds
Lighting Designer Cathy O'Carroll
Costumes/Make-up Jessica Dunne
Sound Shane Fitzmaurice
Stage Manager Cein Sookram
Graphic Design Leanne Willars
Photography Alan Craig

Unpublished Scripts

Rights Information

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Gearóid Mac Unfraidh

  • Address

    Republic of Ireland

  • Email


Source Of Information

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