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DOLLY WEST'S KITCHEN

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Frank McGuinness 

  • Setting

    In and around the West's House, in Buncrana, County Donegal circa 1943-45.

  • Synopsis

    As World War II rages in Europe, in Donegal there is another war closer to home. In Dolly West's Kitchen, her family has its own conflicts to face as their lives are transformed with the arrival of allied troops across the border in Derry. War changes everything - its tragedies, its survivals and the history of the West family will be changed forever.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

  • Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    5

  • Cast Size Female

    4

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Esther Horgan Catherine Byrne
Alec Redding Anthony Calf
Jamie O'Brien Harry Carnahan
Justin West Michael Colgan(2)
Dolly West Donna Dent
Rima West Pauline Flanagan
Marco Delvicario Perry Laylon Ojeda
Anna Owens Lucianne McEvoy
Ned Horgan Simon O'Gorman
Production Team  
Director Patrick Mason
Designer Joe Vanek
Lighting Designer Nick Chelton
Costumes Abbey Theatre Wardrobe Department
Sound Dave Nolan
Fight Director Richard Ryan
Stage Director Finola Eustace
Assistant Stage Manager Catriona Behan
Assistant Stage Manager Stephen Dempsey
Set Construction Abbey Theatre Workshop
Photography Amelia Stein
Voice Coach Andrea Ainsworth
Programme Red Dog Design

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 the original production programme.