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  • Playwright

    Pom Boyd 

  • Author Notes

    Written by Pom Boyd with Seán Millar.

  • Notes

    Co-commissioned by Dubin Fringe Festival and the Abbey Theatre.

  • Synopsis

    Shame. You've had success but it feels like failure. You failed a long time ago but it still poisons you with shame. Sometimes it stops you from even walking down the street. How is it that failure can feel worse than dying? 

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts


Original Production

  • Date of First Production

    19 September 2018

  • Production Notes

    Produced by Pom Boyd as part of the Dublin Fringe Festival 2018.

  • Producer

  • Original Venue

    Abbey Theatre/Amharclann na Mainistreach

  • Venue Notes

    Performed on the Peacock stage.

Original Cast  
Performer Pom Boyd
Performer Sarah Kinlen
Performer Kim Porcelli
Production Team  
Director Pom Boyd
Consultant Director Seán Millar
Script Development Seán Millar
Production Designer Ciaran O'Melia
Composer & Musical Director Seán Millar
Production Manager Lisa Barry
Stage Manager Lisa Barry
Photographer Derek Speirs
Producer Pom Boyd

Unpublished Scripts

Rights Information

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Pom Boyd

  • Address

    Republic of Ireland

  • Email


Source Of Information

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