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One Last White Horse


  • Playwright

    Dermot Bolger 

  • Synopsis

    There's a hole in Eddie's heart, the void - filled as a child by his mother's God - that is perhaps at the heart of the contemporary experience, the inability to find anything to fully believe in of belong to. That spiritual vacuum is finally filled for him with heroin, the drug which a whole generation of lost Dubliners turned to.

  • Play Type

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Original Cast  
Father Des Braiden
Smiler Donal O'Kelly
Maureen Bernie Downes
Eileen Hilary Fannin
Eddie Owen Roe
Horse Barbara Brennan
Old Man Peadar Lamb
Brendan Liam Cunningham
Tramp Macdara Ó Fátharta
Production Team  
Director David Byrne
Designer Bronwen Casson
Lighting Tony Wakefield
Sound Dave Nolan
Music by Gerard Grennell
Musician Declan Masterson
Design Assistant Bairbre Murray
Production Manager Trevor Dawson
Stage Director John Stapleton
Stage Manager John Kells
Deputy Stage Manager Shay Crowe
Assistant Stage Manager Marcus MacConghail
Props Master Stephen Molloy
Set Construction Mark Darley
Set Construction Peter Rose
Set Carpenter John Kavanagh (3)
Set Carpenter Martin Hayes
Set Carpenter Albert Carroll
Scenic Artist Bairbre Murray
Wardrobe Supervisor Anne Cave
Wardrobe Assistant Carol Smith
Programme Design The Graphiconies/ Public Communications Centre
Poster Designer The Graphiconies/ Public Communications Centre
Photography Tom Lawlor (1)




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