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AN BÉAL BOCHT

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Bríd Ó Gallchóir 

  • Adapted / Translated From

    Flann O'Brien

  • Setting

  • Synopsis

    The adventures of Bonapart Ó Cúnasa as he learns about life in the Gaeltacht of misery and hunger, with the Old Grey Man as his guide. An adaptation of the classic satire by Flann O'Brien on the Irish language movement.

  • Play Type

    Adaptation/Translation

  • Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    2

  • Cast Size Female

    2

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
An Cigire Melanie Clark-Pullen
Garda Melanie Clark-Pullen
Máirtín Ó Cúnasa Melanie Clark-Pullen
Nábla O'Donnell Melanie Clark-Pullen
Uachtarán Chonradh na Gaeilge Melanie Clark-Pullen
An Máistir Scoile Donncha Crowley
An Seanduine Liath Donncha Crowley
Athair Bhonapart Donncha Crowley
Bonapart Ó Cúnasa Tony Devlin
Máthair Mary Ryan
Sitric Ó Sánasa Mary Ryan
Production Team  
Director Bríd Ó Gallchóir
Set Designer Niall Rea
Lighting Designer Darren Willingham
Costume Designer Rebkah Coote
Production Manager Gary Kearney
Stage Manager Rory Casey
Technician Marc O'Shea
Set Construction Seán Mac Seáin
Set Construction J Bell
Scenic Artist Lauren Young
Photography Kiri Barker
Translator Conor Blaney

UNPUBLISHED SCRIPTS

  • Contact

    Aisling Ghéar

  • Address

    Cultúrlann McAdam Ó Fiaich, 216 Falls Road
    Belfast BT12 6AH
    Co. Antrim
    Northern Ireland

  • Phone

    + 44 (0)28 9020 8040

  • Fax

    + 44 (0)28 9020 2240

  • Email

    carrie.anne@aislingghear.com

  • Website

    www.aislingghear.com

  • RIGHTS INFORMATION

    • Territory

      Gach Limistéar

    • Rights Type

      Cearta Uilig

    • Contact

      Aisling Ghéar

    • Address

      Cultúrlann McAdam Ó Fiaich, 216 Falls Road
      Belfast BT12 6AH
      Co. Antrim
      Northern Ireland

    • Phone

      + 44 (0)28 9020 8040

    • Fax

      + 44 (0)28 9020 2240

    • Email

      carrie.anne@aislingghear.com

    • Website

      www.aislingghear.com

    SOURCE OF INFORMATION