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A Man Called Judas


  • Playwright

    Jocelyn Clarke 

  • Author Notes

    Adapted and translated from the French original by Claude A. Puget and Pierre Bost.

  • Synopsis

    Judas's story and his relationship with Christ is explored in this play, a moral drama of choice about a man's desperate search for ideals. Judas Iscariot, infamous for his betrayal of Christ, may have had deeper reasons for his actions. He may have had Christ's best interests at heart.

  • Play Type


    Number Of Acts


  • Cast Size Male


  • Cast Size Female



  • Date of First Production

    01 April 1998

  • Production Notes

    When this play was produced the company was known as simply 'Yew Theatre Company'.

  • Producer

    Produced by Yew Tree Theatre In association with Hawk’s Well

  • Original Venue

    Hawk’s Well

Original Cast  
Thomas Marcus Counihan
Simon Des Kenny
Bartholomew Ciaran McMahon
Mark Andrew Lovern
Mathew Brendan McDonald (1)
Thadeus John Delaney
James Kieran Brennan
Judas Iscariot Daniel Coll
Lea Debbie Leeding
Andrew Graham Morrison
Policeman Timothy O'Riordan
Philip Sean Whelan
Production Team  
Director Pierre Campos
Set Designer Dave Billings
Lighting Designer Gerard Meagher
Costume Designer Monica Ennis
Music by Icebreaker Music
Assistant Director Yvette Campos
Stage Manager Marcus Counihan
Assistant Stage Manager Liam Clarke (2)
Lighting Operator Trevor Ahearn
Set Construction Dave Billings
Set Construction James Billings
Graphic Design Conor McGuire
Photography Yvette Campos
Poster Photography Andrew Chapman
Marketing Averyl Dooher
Marketing Moira Geraghty
Administrator Caroline McDonagh



  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    Translation rights

  • Contact

    Jocelyn Clarke

  • Address

    c/o Abbey Theatre, 26 Lr. Abbey Street,
    Dublin 1
    Republic of Ireland

  • Phone

    +353 1 8872200

  • Email

  • Website


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