Plays

Printer Friendly

A Pagan Place

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Edna O'Brien 

  • Adapted / Translated From

    Edna O'Brien 

  • Setting

    The action takes place in the environs of Coose, a townland in the West of Ireland.

  • Synopsis

    An adaptation of O'Brien's novel of the same name, telling the story of a girl, who is seduced by a priest and how those close to her react to it when they find out.

  • Play Type

    Adaptation/Translation

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    9

  • Cast Size Female

    11

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Emma Brenda Fricker
Creena Veronica Quilligan
Mr. Holland Dermot Tuohy
Caimin Patrick Dawson
Della Sheelagh Cullen
Second Nun Sheelagh Cullen
Petronella Sally Travers
Guard Shaughnessy Donal Cox
Ambie Struan Rodger
Aunt Bride Kitty Fitzgerald
Nigger Declan Mulholland
Con David Burke
Josie Colette O'Neil
Miss Davitt Avril Elgar
First Nun Avril Elgar
Father Declan David Daker
Dr. Daly Dave Allen
Lizzie Angela Crow
Eamonn Alex Farrell
Third Nun Diane Holland
Production Team  
Director Ronald Eyre
Designer Sean Kenny
Lighting Sean Kenny

PUBLISHED SCRIPTS

RIGHTS INFORMATION

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Peters Fraser Dunlop (PFD)

  • Address

    34-43 Russell Street
    London WC2B 5HA
    England

  • Phone

    +44 (0)20 7344 1000

  • Email

    info@pfd.co.uk

  • Website

    www.pfd.co.uk

SOURCE OF INFORMATION

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