The year is 1878. The widowed Christopher Gore, his son David and the woman they are both in love with, their housekeeper Margaret, live in The Lodge in Ballybeg. But in this era of unrest at the dawn of Home Rule, the seemingly serene life enjoyed at The Lodge is threatened by the arrival of Christopher s English cousin, who unwittingly ignites deep animosity among the villagers of Ballybeg.Performers Hugh O'Conor (David Gore), Tom Courtenay (Christopher Gore), Derbhle Crotty (Margaret O'Donnell), Nick Dunning (Dr Richard Gore), Sally Cavanagh (Laura Jane Laughlin, Adam Fergus (Con Doherty), Michael Judd (Johnny MacLoone), Hugh O'Conor (David Gore), Sean Murray (Perkins), Harry Towb (Clement O'Donnell), Brenda Larby (Mary Sweeney), Leagh Conwell (Tommy Boyle some dates), Joe Gunn (Tommy Boyle some dates), Nicky Mulligan (Tommy Boyle some dates), George Robinson (Tommy Boyle some dates), Reanna Calvert (Maisie McLaughlin some dates), Olivia Ford (Maisie McLaughlin some dates), Jodie McLaren (Maisie McLaughlin some dates), Peter Coxon (understudy), John Harwood (understudy), Emma Waterford (understudy).
Author Brian Friel. Producer Sonia Friedman Productions. Producer Tulchin/Bartner Productions. Producer Spring Sirkin. Company The Gate Theatre Dublin. Director Adrian Noble. Design Peter McKintosh. Costume Peter McKintosh. Lighting Paul Pyant. Sound Gregory Clarke.