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BORDERLANDS

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Frank McGuinness 

  • Setting

    A field.

  • Notes

    A play for post-primary schools

  • Synopsis

    Borderlands explores Southern attitudes to Northern Ireland and attitudes of young people in the North. Four young men from Derry, two Catholics and two Protestants, decide to bury their religious differences and go on a charity walk. On their first day across the border, they prepare to pitch their tent in the Republic.

  • Play Type

    Theatre for Young Audiences

  • Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    5

  • Cast Size Female

    1

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

  • Date of First Production

    08 February 1984

  • Production

    Produced by TEAM Educational Theatre Company

  • Original Venue

  • Venue Notes

    First performed at The Dominican Convent, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin, as part of a tour to schools.

Original Cast  
Fluke Lorcan Cranitch
Rocky Peter FitzGerald
Scott Philip Hardy
The Guard Peter Holmes
Laser Brian McCollum
Vonie Linda McDonnell
Production Team  
Director Martin Drury
Set Designer Bryan O'Donoghue
Costume Designer Nigel Boyd
Managing Director Tim O'Neill
Production Manager Vincent Dempsey

PUBLISHED SCRIPTS

  • Contact

    Mel Kenyon, Casarotto Ramsay & Associates Ltd

  • Address

    Waverly House, 7-12 Noel Street
    London W1F 8GQ
    England

  • Phone

    + 44 (0)20 7287 4450

  • Fax

    + 44 (0)20 7287 9128

  • Email

    info@casarotto.co.uk

  • RIGHTS INFORMATION

    • Territory

      All Territories

    • Rights Type

      All Rights

    • Contact

      Mel Kenyon, Casarotto Ramsay & Associates Ltd

    • Address

      Waverly House, 7-12 Noel Street
      London W1F 8GQ
      England

    • Phone

      + 44 (0)20 7287 4450

    • Fax

      + 44 (0)20 7287 9128

    • Email

      info@casarotto.co.uk

    SOURCE OF INFORMATION

    The information for this entry was taken from Three Team Plays (Wolfhound Press, 1985).