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By Brian Friel
Directed by Laura Powell Eddy
20th – 28th November 2009

Set in a Donegal ‘hedge school’ in 1833, it deals with issues of language, miscommunication and identity.

Thanks to Dr Brendan Devitt for his invaluable help with the Greek, Latin and Irish, and overall help and guidance. Production dedicated to Moira Edwards, who died 7th September 2009.

A hedge school in County Donegal, 1833, just before the potato famine. English soldiers are making the first Ordnance Survey map of the area and changing the Gaelic placenames to English. One of the English soldiers falls in love with the beauty of the landscape and the language of Ireland. He falls in love with an Irishwoman. He disappears…

A hedge school in County Donegal, 1833, just before the potato famine. English soldiers are making the first Ordnance Survey map of the area and changing the Gaelic placenames to English. One of the English soldiers falls in love with the beauty of the landscape and the language of Ireland. He falls in love with an Irishwoman. He disappears…

CAST & CREATIVE TEAM

Directed by
Laura Powell Eddy

CAST

Jimmy Jack
Doalty
Bridget
Captain Lancey
Lieutenant Yolland

CREATIVE TEAM

Stage Manager
Lighting Design
Set Design
Assistant Stage Manager
Lighting Operator
Costume Design
Set Painting
Rehearsal Prompt
Production Photography
Press Photography

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