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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
Designer Ben Hennessy
Producer Liam Rellis
Lighting Designer Jim Daly
Music by Philip O'Gara
Music by Des Manahan
Production Manager Marie Breen
Stage Director Mary Boland
Stage Manager Liam Meagher
Assistant Stage Manager Michael Oates
Lighting Operator Stephen Ryan (2)
Sound Operator Michael Oates
Production Assistant Ailish Kimber
Production Assistant Andrew Smith
Set Construction Tony Cullen
Set Construction Jim Whelan
Set Construction Harry Hannon
Scenic Artist Ben Hennessy
Wardrobe Mona Manahan
Crew Richard Meagher
Crew Dave Curran
Crew Keith Dunphy
Crew Jim Meagher
Crew Joe Meagher
Crew Sean Leahy
Crew Ger Meagher
PR Miriam Dunne
PR Liam Rellis
Graphic Design Tom Casey
Photography Eoin Murphy
Advertising Paddy Greene
Hair by Mary Coppinger
Administrator Miriam Dunne

UNPUBLISHED SCRIPTS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.