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Here Comes The Night


  • Playwright

    Rosemary Jenkinson 

  • Synopsis

    East Belfast, November 1966. Mary wants a safe haven for her soon-to-be-born baby; Vincent, her husband, wants to complete his 1916-inspired novel; Jenny, her sister, wants to dance to the latest craze on the radio; Freddie, the postman, wants Jenny. East Belfast, May 2016. Marta wants a comfortable home; Jim, her husband, wants to finish decorating the house; Dean, his friend, wants Marta; Donna, the Culture Minister, wants to bring the shadows of the past back to their home.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts


  • Cast Size Male


  • Cast Size Female


  • Cast Notes

    Cast doubling occurs.

Original Production

Original Cast  
Boyd Niall Cusack
Jenny Susan Davey
Dean Thomas Finnegan
Freddie Thomas Finnegan
Donna Kerri Quinn
Mary Kerri Quinn
Vincent Michael Condron
Jim Michael Condron
Fr Black Niall Cusack
Marta Susan Davey
Production Team  
Director Jimmy Fay
Set Designer Grace Smart
Lighting Designer Paul Keogan
Costume Designer Enda Kenny
Sound Designer Philip Stewart
Production Manager/Technical Manager Keith Ginty
Deputy Stage Manager Tracey Lindsay
Assistant Stage Manager Stephen Dix
Company Stage Manager Kate Miller
Technician AnneMarie Langan
Costume Breakdown Katherine Cahill
Scenic Artist Anna Donovan
Scenic Artist Stuart Marshall
Wardrobe Assistant Erin Charteris
Costume Construction Rosie Moore
Fly Operator Tighearnan O'Neill
Set Build Philip Goss
Associate Lighting Designer Michael Harpur
Carpenter Noel Woods
Hair & Make-Up Orlaith Walsh

Rights Information

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Rosemary Jenkinson

  • Address

    c/o Lyric Theatre
    55 Ridgeway Street
    Belfast BT9 5FB
    Northern Ireland

  • Phone

    +44 (0)2890385685

Source Of Information

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