Dancing at Lughnasa archiveAn award winning and moving Irish drama set in the closing days of the long hot summer of 1936. A tender portrait of a family of five strong, single women whose lives are revitalised by the breathtaking music and dancing of their Donegal home. 1990 Laurence Olivier Award and Broadway Award for Best New Play. (Lughnasa is pronounced Loo-na-sa)


Author: Brian Friel
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Archive listings for Dancing at Lughnasa

Work type: Play.


Company Livelywood Pictures. Director Jenny Hooper. Design Neil Hodgson. Producer Clive Elkington. Performer Trisha von Sachsen-Altenburg (Kate Mundy). Performer Heather Wilson (Maggie Mundy). Performer Nicole Baigrie (Christina Mundy). Performer Monica Bakir (Rose Mundy). Performer Katie Healy (Agnes Mundy). Performer Joel Embury (Michael Evans). Performer Clive Elkington (Gerry Evans). Performer John McGee (Father Jack).
19 Jul 17 to 22 Jul 17South Hill Park Arts Centre, Wilde Theatre, Bracknell :: V731
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Company Poulton Drama.
28 Jun 17 to 1 Jul 17Blackpool Grand Theatre, Blackpool :: V518
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Producer Lyric Theatre Belfast. Director Annabelle Comyn. Performer Charlie Bonner. Performer Declan Conlon. Performer Catherine Cusack. Performer Vanessa Emme. Performer Cara Kelly. Performer Catherine McCormack. Performer Mary Murray. Performer Matt Tait.
26 Aug 15 to 27 Sep 15Lyric Theatre, Belfast :: V552
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Presented byTheatre By the Lake. Director Mary Papadima. Design Martin Johns. Costume Martin Johns. Performer Laura Darrall. Performer Roger Delves-Broughton. Performer Ben Ingles. Performer Polly Lister. Performer Aislinn Mangan. Performer Isabella Marshall. Performer Jack Power. Performer Fiona Putnam.
28 Mar 14 to 19 Apr 14The Theatre By The Lake, Keswick :: V7
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Presented byBrighton Academy 3rd year students.
3 Feb 14 to 7 Feb 14Marlborough Theatre, Brighton :: V662
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Producer Royal and Derngate. Director Richard Beecham. Lighting Lee Curran. Music Jon Nicholls. Sound Jon Nicholls. Choreographer Quinny Sacks. Director Ginny Schiller (Casting - CDG). Other Daniele Lydon (dialect coach). Director Katie Turner (assistant). Other Alice Malin (stage manager). Performer Sarah Corbett. Performer Colm Gormley. Performer Grainne Keenan. Performer Caroline Lennon. Performer Michele Moran. Performer Zoe Rainey. Performer Zoe Rainey. Performer Christopher Saul. Performer Milo Twomey.
18 Jun 13 to 22 Jun 13The Playhouse, Oxford :: V803
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24 May 13 to 15 Jun 13Royal & Derngate, Northampton :: V449
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Running time: 2hrs 40minsCompany Bristol Old Vic Theatre School. Director Sue Wilson.
11 Jun 12 to 23 Jun 12The Tobacco Factory Theatres, Bristol :: V1384579886
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Company The Watson Players.
20 Jun 12 to 23 Jun 12Derby Theatre, Derby :: V1830193620
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Producer Mercury Theatre. Director Janice Dunn. Performer Ignatius Anthony. Performer Clare Humphrey. Performer Nadia Morgan. Performer Kelly Williams.
31 May 12 to 16 Jun 12Mercury Theatre, Colchester :: V37
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Company Original Theatre Company (in association with Anvil Arts and South Hill Park Arts Centre). Director Alaster Whatley. Design Victoria Spearing. Lighting Alan Valentine. Choreographer Lucie Pankhurst. Sound Dominic Bilkey. Performer Daragh O'Malley (Father Jack). Performer Victoria Carling (Kate). Performer Patricia Gannon (Maggie). Performer Siobhan O'Keilly (Christina). Performer Mairead Conneely (Agnes). Performer Bronagh Taggart (Rose). Performer Paul Westwood (Gerry). Performer Alastair Whatley (Michael).
19 Apr 11 to 23 Apr 11Citizens Theatre, Glasgow :: V611
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16 Apr 11Byre Theatre, St Andrews :: V640
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13 Apr 11 to 14 Apr 11Connaught Theatre, Worthing :: V725
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7 Apr 11 to 8 Apr 11Octagon Theatre, Yeovil :: V919
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4 Apr 11 to 6 Apr 11Palace Theatre, Westcliff-on-Sea :: V43
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31 Mar 11 to 2 Apr 11Gala Theatre, Durham :: V0146218420
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27 Mar 11Buxton Opera House, Buxton :: V424
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24 Mar 11 to 26 Mar 11Lawrence Batley Theatre, Huddersfield :: V972
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22 Mar 11Town Hall, Loughborough :: V02111941779
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19 Mar 11Theatre Royal, York :: V954
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15 Mar 11 to 18 Mar 11South Hill Park Arts Centre, Wilde Theatre, Bracknell :: V731
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8 Mar 11 to 12 Mar 11Devonshire Park Theatre, Eastbourne :: V665
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1 Mar 11 to 5 Mar 11Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford :: V702
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22 Feb 11 to 26 Feb 11Coliseum Theatre, Oldham :: V497
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14 Feb 11 to 16 Feb 11Key Theatre, Peterborough :: V27
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9 Feb 11 to 12 Feb 11Grand Theatre, Swansea :: V831
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1 Feb 11 to 3 Feb 11His Majesty's Theatre, Aberdeen :: V585
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26 Jan 11 to 29 Jan 11Haymarket Theatre, Basingstoke :: V764
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Producer Clwyd Theatre. Director Kate Wasserberg. Design Max Jones. Lighting Nick Beadle. Performer Catrin Aaron. Performer Brendan Charleson. Performer Louise Collins. Performer John Cording. Performer Hedydd Dylan. Performer Jenny Livsey. Performer Simon Nehan. Performer Alys Thomas.
30 Sep 10 to 23 Oct 10Theatr Clwyd, Mold :: V810
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Company Touch and Go Theatre Company.
10 Jun 10 to 11 Jun 10Torch Theatre, Milford Haven :: V820
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Company Birmingham Repertory Theatre Company. Director Tamara Harvey. Design Colin Richmond. Lighting James Farncombe. Sound Matt McKenzie. Performer Peter Gowan. Performer Daniel Hawksford. Performer Penny Layden. Performer Siobhan McSweeney. Performer Fiona O'Shaugnessy. Performer Claire Rafferty. Performer Elaine Symons. Performer Barry Ward.
19 Feb 10 to 6 Mar 10Birmingham Repertory Theatre, Birmingham :: V143
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Producer Old Vic. Producer Sonia Friedman Productions. Producer Tulchin / Bartner. Director Anna Mackmin. Design Lez Brotherston. Lighting Paul Constable. Choreographer Scarlett Mackmin. Director Toby Whale (CDG - casting). Performer Andrea Corr. Performer Niamh Cusack. Performer Michelle Fairley. Performer Susan Lynch. Performer Simone Kirby. Performer Finbar Lynch. Performer Peter McDonald. Performer Jo Stone-Fewings.
26 Feb 09 to 9 May 09Old Vic Theatre, West End :: V402
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Producer Lyric Belfast. Director Mick Gordon.
1 Jun 07 to 7 Jul 07Lyric Theatre, Belfast :: V552
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Producer Lyric Belfast. Director Mick Gordon. Performer Geraldine Fitzgerald. Performer Patricia Gannon. Performer Aislin McGuckin. Performer Mairead McKinley. Performer Laura Donnelly. Performer Sean Sloan. Performer Rhydian Jones.
1 Jun 07 to 7 Jun 07Lyric Theatre, Belfast :: V552
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Producer London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA). Director Joseph Blatchley. Design Kara Zeigon.
23 May 06 to 31 May 06LAMDA, Inner London :: V838624816
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Company Library Theatre Company. Director Roger Haines. Choreographer Bill Deamer. Performer Stella Madden. Performer Deirdre Monaghan. Performer Mary McEvoy. Performer Sarah Corbett. Performer Ciara O'Callaghan. Performer JD Kelleher. Performer Robert Perkins. Performer Gary Lilburn.
16 Sep 05 to 15 Oct 05Home Theatre, Manchester :: V1858052535
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Company Glasgow Theatre Underground. Director Bruce Downie.
3 Oct 05 to 8 Oct 05Gilmorehill G12, Glasgow :: V1423875763
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Company Island Productions.
9 Jun 05 to 18 Jun 05Ardhowen Theatre, Enniskillen :: V555
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Company Essential Theatre Company.
9 Jun 05 to 12 Jun 05Arts Depot, Outer London :: V320
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Producer New Vi`c Theatre. Director Gwenda Hughes. Design Matthew Wright. Lighting David Plater. Choreographer Beverly Edmunds. Sound James Earls-Davis. Other Mark Langley (voice coach). Performer Alison Darling. Performer Caitriona Hinds. Performer Paul Lloyd. Performer Pauline Shanahan. Performer Peter Shorey. Performer David Lyndon. Performer Melanie MacHugh. Performer Marianne March.
29 Apr 05 to 21 May 05New Vic Theatre, Newcastle-under-Lyme :: V119
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Company Pranksters Theatre Company.
6 Apr 05 to 9 Apr 05Electric Theatre, Guildford :: V01732805351
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Company Youth Theatre Company.
17 Mar 05 to 19 Mar 05Theatre Royal, Norwich :: V72
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Producer Northcott Theatre Company. Director Ben Crocker. Design Sara Perks.
28 Oct 04 to 13 Nov 04Northcott Theatre, Exeter :: V886
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Company Faringdon Dramatic Society.
11 Nov 04 to 13 Nov 04Faringdon Junior School, Faringdon :: V796
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Company Big Mama Productions.
29 Oct 04 to 30 Oct 04The Maltings, Berwick-on-Tweed :: V986
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Producer Gate Theatre (Dublin). Director Joe Dowling. Design Robert Jones. Lighting Rupert Murray.
19 Feb 04 to 17 Apr 04The Gate Theatre, Dublin :: V1630231991
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Producer Burton Taylor Theatre.
18 Nov 03 to 22 Nov 03Burton Taylor Theatre, Oxford :: V799
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Mountview's 2003 Postgraduate Season - T020865350

Director Andrew Jarvis. Design Kate Stanton.
20 Aug 03 to 23 Aug 03Mountview Theatre School, Outer London :: V317
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Company Dundee Rep Theatre Company. Director Dominic Hill. Lighting Fleur Woolford. Choreographer Rita Henderson. Performer Ann Louise Ross (Kate). Performer Irene Macdougall (Maggie). Performer Emily Winter (Agnes). Performer Janine Mellor (Rose). Performer Claire Dargo (Christina). Performer Sandy Neilson (Jack). Performer Keith Fleming (Gerry). Performer Alexander West (Narrator Adult Michael).
15 Mar 03 to 5 Apr 03Dundee Repertory Theatre, Dundee :: V596
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Company Guildford School of Acting.
19 Feb 03Christ's Hospital Theatre, Horsham :: V724
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Director Roger Haines.
12 Feb 03 to 15 Feb 03The Capitol Theatre, Manchester :: V1006
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Company Central Speech of Speech and Drama. Director Angie Langfield.
20 Nov 02 to 23 Nov 02Embassy Theatre, Inner London :: V284
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Company An Grianan Theatre.
15 Nov 02 to 16 Nov 02Ardhowen Theatre, Enniskillen :: V555
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7 Nov 02 to 9 Nov 02Riverside Theatre, Coleraine :: V556
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Sponsored by Woodspeen Sport and LeisureCompany Watermill Theatre. Director Jonathan Munby. Design Mike Britton. Lighting Oliver Fenwick. Music Dominic Haslam. Choreographer Katie Taylor. Performer Mary Conlon (Kate). Performer Daniel Doonan (Michael). Performer Peter Dineen (Jack). Performer Patricia Gannon (Rose). Performer Caroline Lennon (Maggie). Performer Aoife Mcmahon (Chris). Performer Dido Miles (Agnes). Performer Hywel Morgan (Gerry).
17 Sep 02 to 21 Sep 02Greenwich Theatre, Outer London :: V308
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31 Jul 02 to 7 Sep 02The Watermill Theatre, Newbury :: V733
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Company Wick Theatre Company.
11 Sep 02 to 14 Sep 02General, General :: V617861838
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Company Ferryhill Players.
10 Jul 02 to 12 Jul 02Arts Centre Theatre (ACT) - formerly Aberdeen Arts Centre, Aberdeen :: V586
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Company Chorlton Players. Director Annie Wallace.
4 Jul 02 to 6 Jul 02General, Manchester :: V1414
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Company Lit Theatre Company.
15 May 02 to 18 May 02Upstairs at the Gatehouse, Inner London :: V1170
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Company The Bancroft Players. Director Keith Swainston.
12 Mar 02 to 16 Mar 02Queen Mother Theatre, Hitchin :: V46
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Company Banbury Cross Players.
6 Mar 02 to 9 Mar 02The Mill Arts Centre (formerly The Mill), Banbury :: V794
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Company Gateway Theatre Company.
19 Feb 02 to 9 Mar 02The Broadway Theatre, Outer London :: V314
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Company The Dukes. Director Ian Hastings. Design Penny Fitt. Lighting Brent Lees. Performer Angela Cameron (Christina). Performer Miriam Cooper (Kate). Performer James Lauren (Michael). Performer Christopher Lucas (Jerry). Performer Francine Morgan (Agnes). Performer Lillian Patton (Maggie). Performer Naomie Thompson (Rose).
2 Nov 01 to 24 Nov 01The Dukes, Lancaster :: V523
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Company Actors Company.
10 Oct 01 to 13 Oct 01The Library Theatre, Luton :: V02027386231
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Company Priors Players.
12 Oct 01 to 13 Oct 01Cricklade Theatre, Andover :: V763
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Company First Move.
22 Jul 01 to 28 Jul 01ADC Theatre, Cambridge :: V18
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Company Southampton University Players.
23 Jan 01 to 27 Jan 01NST Campus, Southampton :: V776
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Producer Newpalm Productions.
17 Nov 00 to 25 Nov 00Civic Theatre, Chelmsford :: V32
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Company Eastbound Touring Company.
25 Oct 00 to 28 Oct 00Playhouse, Norwich :: V69
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Company Leeds Arts Centre. Director Pauline Armour.
23 Mar 00 to 25 Mar 00Civic Theatre, Leeds :: V974
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Company Mountview Theatre School. Director Brendan Coyle. Design Steven Denton.
2 Feb 00 to 5 Feb 00Mountview Theatre School, Outer London :: V317
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Company Chipping Norton School.
9 Nov 99 to 11 Nov 99Chipping Norton Theatre, Chipping Norton :: V795
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Company Actors Company. Director Gillian King.
4 Oct 99 to 27 Oct 99Jermyn Street Theatre, Inner London :: V207
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Director Gillian King. Company Actors Company. Design Bob Bailey. Lighting Tracey-Anne Cutbush. Performer Philip Edgerley. Performer Christine Fuchs. Performer Rebecca Vines. Performer Melissa Warne. Performer Nadia Malik. Performer Kerry Skinner. Performer Zoltan Rae. Performer Jack Galager.
23 Sep 99 to 25 Sep 99Jermyn Street Theatre, Inner London :: V207
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Company Linkk Theatre Company.
8 Jul 99 to 10 Jul 99Ardhowen Theatre, Enniskillen :: V555
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Director Mike Dyer.
5 Oct 98 to 10 Oct 98Chesil Theatre, Winchester :: V784
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Company National Youth Theatre.
27 Aug 98 to 19 Sep 98Arts Theatre, West End :: V167
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Company Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama. Director Vladimir Mirodan.
20 May 98 to 22 May 98Old Atheneum, Glasgow :: V615
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Director Rupert Goold. Lighting Ian Burrage.
26 Mar 98 to 18 Apr 98Playhouse, Salisbury :: V923
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Sponsored by Barclays Stage Partners with the Arts Council of Wales.Company Torch Theatre Company. Director Mike James. Design Sean Crowley. Performer Geraint Morgan. Performer Owen Garmon. Performer Ciaran McIntyre. Performer Denise Silvey. Performer Nicola Smythe. Performer Susan McGoun. Performer Valerie Spelman. Performer Tamara Howard.
12 Mar 98 to 14 Mar 98Theatr Gwynedd, Bangor :: V845
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10 Mar 98Arts Centre, Aberystwyth :: V817
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6 Mar 98 to 7 Mar 98Wyeside Arts Centre, Builth Wells :: V850
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27 Feb 98 to 28 Feb 98Theatr Brycheiniog (Brecon Theatre), Brecon :: V1067
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24 Feb 98 to 25 Feb 98Chipping Norton Theatre, Chipping Norton :: V795
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20 Feb 98 to 21 Feb 98Gulbenkian Arts Centre, Canterbury :: V673
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17 Feb 98 to 18 Feb 98Taliesin Arts Centre, Swansea :: V833
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3 Feb 98 to 14 Feb 98Torch Theatre, Milford Haven :: V820
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17 Sep 13 to 21 Sep 13Putney Arts Theatre, Outer London :: V363
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10 Apr 13 to 13 Apr 13Electric Theatre, Guildford :: V01732805351
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8 May 06 to 9 May 06New Hall Scarborough College, Scarborough :: V0276690434
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25 Jan 06 to 28 Jan 06Key Theatre, Peterborough :: V27
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30 Jan 01 to 10 Feb 01Repertory Theatre, Stoke-on-Trent :: V123
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6 Sep 00 to 9 Sep 00Ulster Hall and Group Theatre, Belfast :: V549
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4 Feb 00 to 2 Apr 00The Abbey Theatre, Dublin :: V01247620447
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2 Feb 99 to 6 Feb 99OFS Studio (previously known as Old Fire Station Theatre), Oxford :: V800
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2 Feb 99 to 6 Feb 99OFS Studio (previously known as Old Fire Station Theatre), Oxford :: V800
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2 Dec 98 to 12 Dec 98Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama (WCMD)/Raymond Edwards Building/Anthony Hopkins Centre, Cardiff :: V01146970443
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12 Jun 98 to 20 Jun 98Abbey Theatre, St Albans :: V50
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28 Oct 97 to 1 Nov 97Octagon Theatre, Yeovil :: V919
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24 Feb 97 to 1 Mar 97Playhouse, Erith :: V186
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27 Jan 97 to 1 Feb 97Middlesborough Theatre, Middlesborough :: V560
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17 Sep 96 to 21 Sep 96Hampton Hill Theatre, Outer London :: V360
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12 Sep 96 to 5 Oct 96Octagon Theatre, Bolton :: V480
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10 Aug 96 to 17 Aug 96Mary Wallace Theatre, Outer London :: V343
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