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The Locksmith's Song


  • Playwright

    Eoin Lynch 

  • Notes

    For ages 8-12.

  • Synopsis

    An old locksmith brings us back to when he was a boy. It was a time of adventure and challenge, when birds nested in old women's beards and young knights battled Ethor the great dragon. We follow the young boy as he faces his greatest challenge yet! All he must do is unlock a door and walk through it. A simple task you might think, but behind this door his sick mother lies and try as he might, he cannot face her. Only when he realises that the key to the door is in his heart, does he overcome his fear and help his mother. 

  • Play Type

    Theatre for Young Audiences

    Number Of Acts


  • Cast Size Male



  • Date of First Production

    27 November 2016

  • Production Notes

    Produced by Eoin Lynch.

  • Producer

    Produced in association with axis: Ballymun

  • Original Venue

    axis: Ballymun

Original Cast  
Performer Eoin Lynch
Production Team  
Director Eoin Lynch
Lighting John Comiskey
Music by Kate Powell
Photographer Futoshi Sakauchi


  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Eoin Lynch

  • Address

    Republic of Ireland

  • Email


The information for this entry was taken from the original production's promotional material.