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  • Playwright

    Paul Mercier 

  • Setting

    Dublin, Ireland, 2006.

  • Synopsis

    A short-term business trip to Ireland for a self-exiled 'communications expert' or developer's bagman, plunges him into an odyssey of self-discovery in the New Ireland of avarice he helped to create.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts


  • Cast Size Male


  • Cast Size Female


  • Cast Notes

    The performers play a number of characters each, not listed in the production programme


Original Cast  
Performer Denis Conway
Performer Joe Hanley
Performer Andrew Bennett
Performer Catherine Byrne (1)
Performer Eamonn Hunt
Performer David Pearse
Performer Norma Sheahan
Performer Gabrielle Reidy
Gerry Newman Liam Carney
Performer Eleanor Methven
Performer Katy Davis
Performer Michael Fitzgerald
Production Team  
Director Paul Mercier
Set Designer Paul Keogan
Lighting Designer Paul Keogan
Costumes Niamh Lunny
Sound Designer Liz Fitzgerald
Fight Director Paul Burke
Music by Conor Linehan
Deputy Stage Manager Stephanie Ryan
Assistant Stage Manager Louise Byrne
Assistant Stage Manager Aoife Habenicht
Company Stage Manager Audrey Hession
Dramaturg Jocelyn Clarke
Graphic Design Red Dog Design
Rehearsal Photography Tom Lawlor (1)
Production Photography Ros Kavanagh
Voice Coach Andrea Ainsworth
Publicity Ros Kavanagh


  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Abbey Theatre/Amharclann na Mainistreach

  • Address

    26 Lower Abbey Street
    Dublin 1
    Co. Dublin
    Republic of Ireland

  • Phone

    + 353 (0)1 887 2200

  • Email

  • Website


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