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THE BUTTERFLY OF KILLYBEGS

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Brian Foster 

  • Synopsis

    In a Donegal fishing village Mary watches her life ebb away as she looks after her bedridden mother. Grasping a final chance of love and freedom, Mary befriends the reticent Patsy Doogan, and readily accepts his proposal of marriage. Patsy, however, has a secret and when it is uncovered Mary must prevent her mother from telling the local gossip.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

  • Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    1

  • Cast Size Female

    4

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Missus Doyle Barbara Adair
Mary Conlon Anne Bird
Patsy Doogan John Hewitt
Emily Conlon Ronnie Masterson
Middie O'Donnell Natalie Stringer
Production Team  
Director Roland Jaquarello
Designer Vanessa Hawkins
Lighting Designer John Riddell
Choreographer Sandy Cuthbert
Technical Stage Manager James C. McFetridge
Stage Manager Eibhlin de Barra
Deputy Stage Manager Simon Bird
Deputy Stage Manager Simon Forbes
Assistant Technical Stage Manager Alan Henry
Assistant Stage Manager Anna O'Donovan
Set Construction Jim Carson
Wardrobe Supervisor Jeanette Parkes

UNPUBLISHED SCRIPTS

  • Contact

    Brian Foster

  • Address

    47 Clarendon Manor
    Derry
    Northern Ireland BT48 7TH
    Northern Ireland

  • Phone

    02871 363108

  • Email

    wbrianfoster@googlemail.com

RIGHTS INFORMATION

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Brian Foster

  • Address

    47 Clarendon Manor
    Derry
    Northern Ireland BT48 7TH
    Northern Ireland

  • Phone

    02871 363108

  • Email

    wbrianfoster@googlemail.com

SOURCE OF INFORMATION

Information for this entry was taken from the original production programme, season flyer and from contemporary press cuttings.