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Mr. Foley, The Radio Operator

Old Jack Foley has a sore toe and it’s not getting better. Once when he was young and strong he dreamed of joining the circus. But now, tired and grey, he sits alone by his radio twiddling the dials on his memories. Theatre Lovett invite you into their world of radio waves, sorrowful partings and hilarious slapstick comedy in Mr. Foley, The Radio Operator. Join Louis Lovett as he conjures characters and chapters full of charm from Mr. Foley’s colourful past.

Age Range: 6+ and adults of all ages

Creative Team

Writer: Frances Kay in collaboration with Theatre Lovett
Director: Muireann Ahern
Cast: Louis Lovett
Voices: Lisa Lambe & Andrew Bennett
Set Design and Build: Philippe Le Febevre
Lighting Designer: Sarah Jane Shiels
Sound Designer: Carl Kennedy
Producer: Jeanine MacQuarrie
Production Manager: Adam Fitzsimons
Stage Managers: Dee McCormack/Stephanie Ryan
Chief LX: Adrian Mullan
Photo Credits: Brian Cregan & Marina Levitina


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