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  • Playwright

    Fiona Looney 

  • Setting

    The action takes place in the kitchen and back garden of a suburban house in Dublin. The time is mid-summer, the present.

  • Synopsis

    Following on from 'Dandelions' (2005), Nóirín Dawson is back, several years later, with a grown-up daughter and none the wiser about just what’s coming down the tracks. Is blood thicker than water? What is a grown woman doing on a bouncy castle? And what does the Child of Prague have to do with anything?

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts


  • Cast Size Male


  • Cast Size Female


  • Cast Notes

    The original production also featured the voice of Jimmy Magee.


Original Cast  
Noirín Dawson Pauline McLynn
Frank Dawson Lorcan Cranitch
Katie Dawson Ailish Symons
Commentator Jimmy Magee
Carole Danaher Victoria Smurfit
Pádraig Byrne George McMahon
Production Team  
Director Michael Barker-Caven
Set Designer Joe Vanek
Lighting Designer Sinead McKenna
Producer Anne Clarke
Lighting Supervisor Paddy Keating
Costume Designer Joan O'Clery
Technical Sound Designer Vincent Doherty
Technical Sound Designer Ivan Birthistle
Company Manager Rachel Murray
Production Manager Eamonn Fox
Stage Director Colm O'Callaghan
Assistant to the Costume Designer Claire Mahon
Set Construction Theatre Production Services (TPS)
Scenic Artist Liz Barker
Wardrobe Supervisor Pauline McCaul
Publicity Sabrina Sheehan
Publicity Nik Quaife
Administrator Sinead McGrath
Hair & Make-Up Val Sherlock



  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    The Lisa Richards Agency

  • Address

    108 Upper Leeson Street
    Dublin 4
    Republic of Ireland

  • Phone

    + 353 (0)1 637 5000

  • Email

  • Website


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