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THE SPECKLED PEOPLE

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Hugo Hamilton 

  • Adapted / Translated From

    Hugo Hamilton
    Adapted by the author from his 2003 memoir of the same name

  • Setting

    Ireland in the 1950s.

  • Synopsis

    Set in 1950s Ireland, this is the story of a young boy trapped in a language war, struggling with what it means to be speckled, “half and half...Irish on top and German below.”

    Caught between his fiercely nationalistic father and his warm-hearted German mother, Hanni must free himself from his parents’ secrets before he can find a place where he belongs.

    A new stage version of the best-selling memoir of the same name.

  • Play Type

    Adaptation/Translation

  • Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    7

  • Cast Size Female

    2

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Stiegler Stephen Brennan (1)
Father (Seán) Denis Conway
Bully Boy 1 John Cronin
Bully Boy 2 Jonathan Delaney Tynan
Shopkeeper Tom Hickey
Mother (Irmgard) Julika Jenkins
Gearóid John Kavanagh (1)
Boy (Hanni) Tadhg Murphy
Aunt Eily Marion O'Dwyer
Production Team  
Photography Patrick Redmond
Scenic Artist Liz Barker
Tailor Denis Darcy
Stage Director Anne Layde
Director Patrick Mason
Set and Costume Design Joe Vanek
Hair & Make-Up Anne Dunne
Lighting Designer Davy Cunningham
Technician Simon Maxwell
Set Construction TPS
Costume Construction Nadia Rawy
Composer/Sound Designer Philip Stewart
Assistant Stage Manager Monica Callan
Assistant Stage Manager Sophie Flynn
Production Manager Valerie Keogh
Wardrobe Supervisor Kiki Beamish
Graphic Design aka Design
Production Manager Jim McConnell
Technician Andy Walsh
Wardrobe Assistant Eimear Farrell

UNPUBLISHED SCRIPTS

RIGHTS INFORMATION

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Rogers, Coleridge & White Literary Agency

  • Address

    20 Powis Mews
    London W11 1JN
    England

  • Phone

    020 7221 3717

  • Email

    info@rcwlitagency.com

  • Website

    www.rcwlitagency.com

SOURCE OF INFORMATION

The information for this entry was taken from the programme for the original production and from the Dublin Theatre Festival website.