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THE GUERNICA HOTEL

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Jim Nolan 

  • Setting

    Seafield. A coastal village in Southern Ireland. Late Summer.

  • Synopsis

    Behind the crumbling walls of a coastal hotel, elderly Spanish Civil War veteran, Francis Shannon, struggles to stay faithful to the political and social vision which has guided his life. Around him the hotel's inhabitants play out their fractured lives in a desperate search for hope. In the course of a singe day and night, Shannon's public and personal worlds collide with dramatic and violent consequences.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

  • Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    4

  • Cast Size Female

    3

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Martin Doyle Des Braiden
Grace McCall Antoine Byrne
Katherine McCall Fedelma Cullen
Francis Shannon John Hewitt
Amelia Caffrey Anna Manahan
James Shannon Noel O'Donovan
Joseph Shannon Frank O'Sullivan
Production Team  
Director Brendan Conroy
Sound Operator Michael Oates
Assistant Stage Manager Michael Oates
Producer Liam Rellis
PR Liam Rellis
Designer Ben Hennessy
Scenic Artist Ben Hennessy
PR Miriam Dunne
Administrator Miriam Dunne
Production Manager Marie Breen
Crew Richard Meagher
Lighting Designer Jim Daly
Stage Manager Liam Meagher
Production Assistant Ailish Kimber
Wardrobe Mona Manahan
Hair by Mary Coppinger
Lighting Operator Stephen Ryan (2)
Photography Eoin Murphy
Stage Director Mary Boland
Crew Sean Leahy
Set Construction Tony Cullen
Music by Philip O'Gara
Set Construction Jim Whelan
Set Construction Harry Hannon
Crew Dave Curran
Crew Keith Dunphy
Crew Jim Meagher
Crew Joe Meagher
Production Assistant Andrew Smith
Graphic Design Tom Casey
Music by Des Manahan
Advertising Paddy Greene
Crew Ger Meagher

UNPUBLISHED SCRIPTS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

The information for this entry was taken from the original production programme and promotional flyer.