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THE GODS ARE ANGRY, MISS KERR

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Jim Nolan 

  • Setting

    Waterford city in the Summer of 1956 and on the beach at Duncannon.

  • Synopsis

    Set during a day-trip to the seaside, The Gods are Angry, Miss Kerr focuses on the lives and dreams of seven Jute Factory workers in Waterford in the mid-50s and recalls the industrial decline of the city following the factory's closure.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

  • Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    4

  • Cast Size Female

    3

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Albert O'Brien Frank Coughlan
Julia Connors Noirin Hennessy
Cottons Connors Denis Lonergan
Tommy Muldoon Jim O'Meara
Janey Macarthy Mary Roche
Billy (a Fairground Worker) Aidan Walsh
Gertie Power Clodagh Walsh
Production Team  
Set Designer Ben Hennessy
Set Construction Ben Hennessy
Producer T.V. Honan
Sound T.V. Honan
Stage Manager Marie Breen
Director Tony Ryan
Assistant Stage Manager Tony Hennessy
Assistant Stage Manager Kieran Stewart
Assistant Stage Manager Vivienne Butler
Assistant Stage Manager Eleanor Walsh
Assistant Stage Manager Jim Daly
Lighting Designer Aidan McGrath
Costumes Caroline Beamish
Costumes Michael Beirne
Programme Ann McGrath
Crew Kalle Ryal
Crew Kristina Ryan

UNPUBLISHED SCRIPTS

  • Contact

    Jim Nolan

  • Address

    Kilmoylin
    Kilmacthomas
    Co. Waterford
    Republic of Ireland

  • Phone

    +353 (0)86 6095039

  • Email

    jamesjnolan@eircom.net

  • Contact

    Jim Nolan

  • Address

    Kilmoylin
    Kilmacthomas
    Co. Waterford
    Republic of Ireland

  • Phone

    +353 (0)86 6095039

  • Email

    jamesjnolan@eircom.net

RIGHTS INFORMATION

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Jim Nolan

  • Address

    Kilmoylin
    Kilmacthomas
    Co. Waterford
    Republic of Ireland

  • Phone

    +353 (0)86 6095039

  • Email

    jamesjnolan@eircom.net

SOURCE OF INFORMATION

Information for this production was taken from original company programme and contemporary press cuttings.