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Half a Glass of Water


  • Playwright

    David Ireland 

  • Setting

    A hospital room.

  • Synopsis

    Eli, a middle-aged paedophile, is dying of cancer. He is visited by Whitney, a deeply disturbed young man…

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    One Act

  • Cast Size Male



  • Date of First Production

    03 December 2013

  • Producer

    Produced by Field Day Theatre Company

  • Original Venue

    The Playhouse

  • Irish Premiere Notes

    'Half a Glass of Water' by David Ireland was performed in a double bill with 'Farewell' by Clare Dwyer Hogg.

Original Cast  
Eli Stephen Rea
Whitney Conor MacNeill
Production Team  
Director Lisa Dwyer Hogg
Set Designer Bob Crowley
Lighting Designer Chahine Yavroyan
Costume Designer Eimer Ni Mhaoldomhnaigh
Sound Designer Sam Jackson
Composer Neil Martin
Pianist Barry Douglas
Production Manager Lisa Mahony
Deputy Stage Manager Clare Howe
Assistant Stage Manager Patsy Hughes
Company Stage Manager Ciarán Deane
Graphic Design Red Dog Design
Photography John Haynes


  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Independent Talent Group

  • Address

    40 Whitfield Street
    London W1T 2RH

  • Phone

    + 44 (0)20 7636 6565

  • Website


The information for this entry was taken from the company play programme and material.