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Do You Remember Sweet Alice?

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Risteárd Ó Broin 

  • Author Notes

    Written by Dick Byrne

  • Setting

    The side of the road, somewhere in Ireland in the 1940s or '50s.

  • Synopsis

    A drink-fuelled two-hander featuring two tramps, Portos and Artos, who live together in an abandoned van on the side of the road. Portos recalls his upper-middle class origins and and is full of pretensions, while Artos, a former sodier, delights in putting his companion down at every opportunity.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    2

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

  • Date of First Production

    24 July 2006

  • Production Notes

    Produced by the Strongfort Playhouse as part of Project'06.

  • Producer

  • Original Venue

  • Venue Notes

    First performed at the Mercy Convent theatre, Galway.

Original Cast  
Artos Eamonn Draper
Portos Mícheál Ó hAinnín
Production Team  
Director Risteárd Ó Broin
Stage Director Dorothy Fox Byrne

UNPUBLISHED SCRIPTS

  • Contact

    Risteárd Ó Broin/ Dick Byrne

  • Address

    Craughwell
    Co. Galway
    Republic of Ireland

  • Email

    dikarch@eircom.net

RIGHTS INFORMATION

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Risteárd Ó Broin/ Dick Byrne

  • Address

    Craughwell
    Co. Galway
    Republic of Ireland

  • Email

    dikarch@eircom.net

SOURCE OF INFORMATION

The information for this entry was taken from the production and from information supplied by the writer.