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“THE LAST” - ONE-ACT PLAY

Set agianst the backdrop of the Somme Offensive in 1916, two Irish volunteers wait, almost patiently, to go the top one more time; to their certain doom.

Starring: Anthony Belton and Freddie O’Donnell, Written & Directed by: Emmet J. Driver, Assistant Director: Aileen Walsh, Stage Manager: Pete McDonagh, Costumes by: Mary Rigney & Production Manager: Lua McIlraith.

First performed by the Dalkey Players at the Glenealey Drama Festival “The Last” won a total of five awards:

Gloria Mullally Award for Best Moment in Theatre for the play’s finale.

Norah Ferns Trophy for Most Appropriate Costume, awarded to Mary Rigney.

Best Performance jointly to Anthony Belton and Freddie O’Brien.

Adjudicators Award, adjudicated by Anna Walker (Association of Drama Adjudicators)

and

the Terri Connolly Cup for Best Short Play.

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