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Spokesong

or The Common Wheel

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Stewart Parker 

  • Setting

    The action takes place in Belfast during the early 1970s, and the eighty years preceding them.

  • Synopsis

    Spokesong is set in a Belfast bicycle shop, owned by Frank Stock, who dreams of reviving interest in cycling in his native city. The city fathers, however, are not convinced. Spokesong is told with the aid of flashbacks, trick cyclists and juggling.

  • Play Type

    Musical Theatre

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    4

  • Cast Size Female

    2

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Daisy Ruth Hegarty
Julian Barry McGovern
The Trick Cyclist Pitt Wilkinson
Kitty Máire Ní Ghráinne
Frank Raymond Hardie
Francis Allan McClelland
Production Team  
Director Michael Heffernan
Lyrics by Stewart Parker
Music Composed by Jimmy Kennedy

PUBLISHED SCRIPTS

  • Title

    Stewart Parker Plays 1

  • Year

    2000

  • Published By

    Methuen

  • Address

    Head Office, 215 Vauxhall Bridge Road
    London SW1V 1EJ
    England

  • Phone

    + 44 (0)20 7798 1600

  • Website

    www.methuen.co.uk

  • ISBN

    0413743403

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RIGHTS INFORMATION

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Alexandra Cann Representation

  • Address

    Box 116, 4 Montpelier Street
    London SW7 1EE
    England

  • Phone

    +44 (0)7796954969

  • Email

    alex@alexandracann.co.uk

SOURCE OF INFORMATION

The information for this entry was taken from the published script.