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Tina's Idea of Fun


  • Playwright

    Sean McLoughlin 

  • Author Notes

    Tina's Idea of Fun was produced under the name Sean P. Summers.

  • Synopsis

    Tina can't get through to her son. Stuck on the drink and tormented by her past, what will she do to get his attention? Paddy is a quiet man just looking for someone to talk to. He's a Republican but he'll shake his fist at anything these days. When Queen Elizabeth II makes her first visit to Ireland, Tina's post-protest party brings out the worst in everyone. What lengths will people go to, to make a connection?

  • Play Type

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Original Cast  
Bundy Josh Carey
Paddy Andrew Connolly
Tina Hilda Fay
Aaron Scott Graham
Dave Keith Hanna
Fran Ruth Hegarty
Edel Sarah Morris
Production Team  
Director Conall Morrison
Lighting Designer Kevin McFadden
Sound Designer Ben Delaney
Voice Director Andrea Ainsworth
Stage Manager Bronagh Doherty
Assistant Stage Manager Aidan Doheny
Set & Costume Designer Sarah Bacon
Set Construction Ian Thompson
Graphic Design Mandy Horton
Sign Language Interpreter Vanessa O'Connell
Literary Manager Jessica Traynor
Casting Director Kelly Phelan
Hair & Make-Up Val Sherlock



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