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The Grandmother


  • Playwright

    Kareen Pennefather 

  • Notes

    For audiences aged 5 - 105.

  • Synopsis

    A warm and funny story about an unhappy old lady, who lives in a lighthouse on a small and far away Island. One windy Wednesday a small boat arrives, bringing George, the grandson she never knew she had. Slowly but surely George’s mischievous nature and happy spirit begins to melt his grumpy grandmother’s long frozen heart.

  • Play Type

    Theatre for Young Audiences

    Number Of Acts

    One Act

  • Cast Size Male


  • Cast Size Female


  • Cast Notes

    Both actors played multiple roles.

Original Production

Original Cast  
Story Teller (Grandmother & other characters) Kareen Pennefather
Story Teller (George & other characters) Colm O'Grady
Production Team  
Devisor Kareen Pennefather
Devisor Colm O'Grady
Designer James Jobson
Dramaturg Chrissie Poulter
Lighting Designer Michael McNulty

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Source Of Information

The information for this listing was taken from the original production's flyer, with additional information supplied by the author.