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A Boy Called Nedd


  • Playwright

    Emily Gillmor Murphy 

  • Synopsis

    A Boy Called Nedd tells the story of a sixteen-year-old boy trying to stay the course after his brother's suicide in a fast moving world, where relationships go from awkward silences to quick fire insults at the speed of light. Step into a world where your last mistake goes viral in the blink of an eye and where the darkest lures of the world are only a mouse-click away.

  • Play Type

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  • Cast Size Male


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Original Production

  • Date of First Production

    02 June 2015

  • Production Notes

    A Boy Called Nedd was previously read as part of 'Scripted' at Dublin Fringe 2013 and as part of the Druid Debuts series at the 2014 Galway Arts Festival.
  • Producer

    Produced by Bitter Like a Lemon Productions

  • Original Venue

    Theatre Upstairs

Original Cast  
Nedd Conall Keating
Alice Amilia Stewart
Anto Liam Heslin
Niamh Jasmine Brady
Sophie Aislinn O'Byrne
Production Team  
Director Karl Shiels
Visual Design Ste Murray
Set Designer Laura Honan
Producer Amilia Stewart
Lighting Designer Simon Burke(2)
Associate Producer Conall Keating
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Rights Information

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Emily Gillmor Murphy

  • Address

    Deep Dargle
    Co. Wicklow
    Republic of Ireland

  • Email


Source Of Information

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