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No Place Like Home


  • Playwright

    Owen McCafferty 

  • Author Notes

    This show was devised by the company, incorporating video, installation art and text by Owen McCafferty.

  • Synopsis

    No Place Like Home is about the displaced - people who have been forced to move, who don't know where they are going or what they'll find when they arrive. In the early 1970s, huge numbers of people were forced out of their homes in Northern Ireland. All over the world people are being forced to leave their homes and their land. This devised drama uses movement, text, and drama mixed with video and installation art.

  • Play Type

    Physical/Devised Theatre

    Number Of Acts


  • Cast Size Male


  • Cast Size Female


  • Cast Notes

    In the original production, five actors performed in various roles.


  • Date of First Production

    27 October 2001

  • Producer

    Produced by Tinderbox Theatre Company

  • Original Venue

  • Venue Notes

    First performed as a site-specific piece at the former Northern Bank Building. Belfast.

Original Cast  
Ensemble Andy Moore
Ensemble Christina Nelson
Ensemble Tara Lynne O'Neill
Ensemble Steve Blount
Ensemble Liz Keller
Production Team  
Director Simon Magill
Designer Marcus Costello
Producer Eamon Quinn
Lighting Designer John Riddell
Choreographer Sandy Cuthbert
Text by Owen McCafferty
Composer Conor Mitchell
Assistant Director Fiona McGeown
Assistant Producer Orla McGrady
Production Manager John Riddell
Production Manager Sarah Paulley
Stage Manager Marianne Crosslé
Deputy Stage Manager Gemma Halligan
Assistant Stage Manager Mark Dornan
Assistant Stage Manager Damian Cox
Production Assistant Heather Long
Production Assistant Judith Longridge
Set Construction The Workshop
Artist Amanda Montgomery
Production Photography Phil Smith
Outreach Officer John McCann (2)
Publication Editor Roisin Higgins



  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Tinderbox Theatre Company

  • Address

    The Crescent, 2-4 University Road
    Belfast BT7 1NH
    Co. Antrim
    Northern Ireland

  • Phone

    + 44 (0)28 9043 9313

  • Email

  • Website


The information for this entry was taken from the original production programme and promotional flyer.