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The King's Feet


  • Playwright

    Mairin O'Grady  Louise Melinn 

  • Synopsis

    Liam and Amanda are two expats in the promised land of prosperity. Instead, they survive on government-issued microwave burgers and cycle the desert in search of dream jobs. When Liam's long-lost brother shows up unexpectedly with his aspiring weathergirl wife, he promises to make Liam and Amanda's dreams a reality. "Live in hope. You have chosen heat. The desert. The King's Feet."

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts


  • Cast Size Male


  • Cast Size Female


Original Production

  • Date of First Production

    11 September 2013

  • Production Notes

    Produced by ChalkTalk Theatre Company as part of Dublin Fringe Festival.
  • Producer

  • Original Venue

    The Lir

Original Cast  
Trixie Rebecca Grimes
Sonny Stephen Jones
Liam Barry O'Connor
Amanda Margaret McAuliffe
Sara Jill Harding
Production Team  
Director Aoife Spillane-Hinks
Set Designer Kate Moylan
Producer Aisling O'Brien
Lighting Designer Eoin Stapleton
Costume Designer Emma Gleeson
Sound Designer Derek Conaghy
Composer Denis Clohessy
Lighting & Sound Operator Audrey Rooney
Dramaturg Jessica Traynor
Production Assistant Emma Coen

Unpublished Scripts

Rights Information

Source Of Information

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