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Colin Murphy

COLIN MURPHY

  

Nationality:    Irish
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Literary Agent:    www.lisarichardscreatives.co.uk

Colin Murphy's plays including theatres, agent, synopses, cast sizes, production and published dates

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below is a list of Colin Murphy's plays - click on a Play Title for more information

        Bailed Out!         Forget Turkey (We liked it so much we are going to Phuket again)         Forget Turkey (We liked it so much we are going to Phuket this Christmas)         GPO 1818         Guaranteed Irish         Guaranteed!         Haughey/Gregory         Inside the GPO         Whereabouts


Bailed Out!

Synopsis:
Brian Lenihan Ireland's Minister of Finance is off to make a deal with the EU

Notes:
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1st Produced:
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Organisations:
Fishamble

1st Published:
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Music:
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Genre:
Political play

Parts:
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Forget Turkey (We liked it so much we are going to Phuket again)

Synopsis:
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Notes:
Written by Dan Gordon; Colin Murphy and Gary Mitchell

1st Produced:
Lyric Theatre, Belfast     2013

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1st Published:
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Music:
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Genre:
Comedy

Parts:
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Forget Turkey (We liked it so much we are going to Phuket this Christmas)

Synopsis:
A&E on Christmas Day Anne and Edgar wait with an elderly man on a trolley

Notes:
Written by Dan Gordon; Colin Murphy and Gary Mitchell

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Genre:
Comedy

Parts:
Male:  -            Female:  -            Other:  -

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GPO 1818

Synopsis:
To celebrate two hundred years of the Post Office in Dublin

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1st Produced:
General Post Office, Dublin     2018

Organisations:
Fishamble

1st Published:
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Music:
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Genre:
Site specific

Parts:
Male:  1            Female:  3            Other:  -

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Guaranteed Irish

Synopsis:
Part of Tiny Plays for Ireland: Fishamble, in partnership with the Irish Times, asked the Irish public what can be achieved with three minutes of stage time, what are the issues that need to be addressed, and who are the people that should be brought to life in the theatre? Fishamble received over 1,700 plays from every county in Ireland and many countries beyond. Tiny Plays for Ireland combines selected works by members of the public and dramas by some of Ireland's best loved writers to provide one dramatic picture of Ireland at the crossroads.

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Organisations:
fishamble

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Music:
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Genre:
short play

Parts:
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Guaranteed!

Guaranteed!
On the night of September 29, 2008, the Taoiseach and Minister for Finance decided to guarantee Ireland's banks - to the tune of 440 billion. Guaranteed! tells the story of that night, and how they got there. Written by journalist and documentary-maker Colin Murphy, and based on official documents and off-the-record interviews, Guaranteed! reconstructs Ireland's banking boom and bust - as it was seen from inside the corridors of power. An ensemble of actors plays a myriad of ministers, bankers and bureaucrats as they wrestle with the unfolding crisis. You will come away informed, enraged and perhaps a little heart-broken. We have stripped back our assets for a recession-friendly, bare-bones presentation where we will hold on to our scripts, while you can hold on to your wallets.

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1st Produced:
Riverbank Arts Centre, Newbridge     24 Jun 2013

Organisations:
fishamble

1st Published:
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Music:
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Genre:
Play/Drama

Parts:
Male:  -            Female:  -            Other:  -

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Haughey/Gregory

Synopsis:
1982. Tony Gregory finds himself holding the balance of power in the Dial

Notes:
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1st Produced:
Irish tour     2018

Organisations:
Fishamble

1st Published:
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Music:
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Genre:
Political play

Parts:
Male:  -            Female:  -            Other:  -

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Inside the GPO

Synopsis:
It's been one hundred years since Irish rebels led a rising against British rule, using Dublin's General Post Office as their headquarters. The dearth of information about what happened inside the GPO during Easter week 1916 doesn't hinder playwright Colin Murphy, who uses the gaps in the record to pen a wartime drama. - The Stage

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1st Produced:
General Post Office, Dublin     29 Mar 2016

Organisations:
fishamble

1st Published:
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Music:
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Genre:
site specific

Parts:
Male:  5            Female:  3            Other:  -

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Whereabouts

Synopsis:
conjectures on who is saying what at the next table in a restaurant - we've all done it !

Notes:
written by Shane Carr, John Cronin, Louise Lowe, Belinda McKeown, Colin Murphy, Anna Newell, Jack Olohan, Jody O'Neill, Jacqueline Strawbridge, Tom Swift.
Daytime Trail: Dublin Noir by Colin Murphy; Mean Sweeps 1 by Shane Carr; My Brother is Disappearing by Anna Newell; the Other Woman by Tom Swift; Lament for Joseph by Jody O'Neill; Drapes by Belinda McKeon; Eclipsed 1 by Louise Lowe. Evening Trail: Bernard Opens Up by Jack Olohan; Mean Sweeps 11 by Shane Carr; Lament for Joseph by Jody O'Neill; Blind Spot by John Grogan; Eclipsed 11 by Louise Lowe; Twenty Two by John Cronin; Eggshell by Jacqueline Strawbridge.

1st Produced:
A Trail Of Short, Site-Specific New Plays Performed Throughout Temple Bar     17 Jul 2006

Organisations:
fishamble

1st Published:
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Music:
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Genre:
Series of short individual plays

Parts:
Male:  11            Female:  11            Other:  doubling possible, casting varies

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