I Do Not Like Thee Dr Fell by Bernard Farrell

16-20 June 2009, The Mill Theatre, Dundrum Town Centre.

‘I Do Not Like Thee Dr Fell’ was Bernard Farrell’s first full-length play and it proved to be an instant success here at home and abroad for the Sandycove born writer. Premiered in 1979 at the Peacock Theatre, and featuring a young Liam Neeson in the cast, ‘…Dr Fell’ pokes fun at the whole concept of ‘therapy groups’, which had thrived during the late 1960s and for much of the 1970s.

Six people gather in a locked room for Encounter Therapy that promises to probe their lives. They get more than they bargained for when Joe Fell savagely exposes their real social and sexual secrets in this send-up of American group therapy.

CAST: PADDY – Tony Matthews, JOE – Brendan Phelan, SUZY – Aideen Keane, ROGER – Noel Gaskin, PETER – Derek Green, MAUREEN – Petrina Mulroe, RITA – Nuala Kirby.
PRODUCTION: DIRECTOR – Moira Walsh, STAGE MANAGERS – Denise Guiney and Orla Morgan, STAGE ASSISTANT – Paul Marron, SET DESIGN – Deirdre Connick, SET BUILDERS – Sean and David Heney, Joe McPartlin, and Colm MacGhiolla Phadraig, LIGHTING & SOUND – Gary O’Daly, COSTUMES – Yvonne Carry, MAKE-UP – Elaine Walsh, PUBLICITY – Joe McPartlin, POSTER ART – De Lyons Doyle, PROGRAMME — Brendan Phelan.