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The Devil at Work


  • Playwright

    Constantine Fitzgibbon 

  • Setting

    Set in Heaven, before and during the creation, approximately 4005BC.

  • Synopsis

    The Almighty has decided that his archangels must design him a world in which free will is allowed full rein. Lucifer in particular, is miffed that he and his confreres should be distracted from their comtemplation of their own perfection. Michael, Gabriel, Raphael and Uriel get to work with a will designing the Garden of Eden, while Lucifer designs all those evils like sex which have so bedevilled mankind ever since.

  • Play Type

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Original Cast  
Lillioms Ruth Hegarty
The Archangel Lucifer Des Cave
Second Angel John Olohan
The Archangel Uriel Joe Dowling
Baal Joe Dowling
The Archangel Gabriel Eamon Kelly
Adam Seamus Newham
Fallen Angel Seamus Newham
Zerubabbel Harry Brogan
The Archangel Raphael Edward Golden
The Archangel Michael Geoff Golden
The Almighty Pat Layde
Beelzebub Vincent Dowling
First Angel Paddy O'Callaghan
Third Angel Bernard Collins
Angel Francis Moore
Angel Anthony Curran
Angel Seamus Gibson
Angel Kieron Claffey
Angel Frank Norton
Angel Desmond Morris
Eve Las Mangan
Production Team  
Director Alan Simpson
Designer Matias
Lighting Leslie Scott
Sound Terry Gallivan
Music written and performed by Eric Sweeney
Musician Vanessa Groocock
Stage Director Rhona Woodcock
Stage Manager Tommy Woods
Assistant Stage Manager Michael Clarke (3)
Set Painter Brian Collins
Wardrobe Lily Norton
Wardrobe Josie Taylor
Wardrobe Josephine Lovell
Sculptures John Kelly (3)


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