Fri 3rd March 2017

Tuesdays with Morrie by Mitch Albom

Performed by Backburners Drama Group (Confined)

Sat 4th March 2017

Shadow of a Gunman by Sean O'Casey

Performed by Kilmuckridge Drama Group (Open)

Sun 5th March 2017

Eclipsed by Patricia Burke-Brogan

Performed by Pomeroy Players (Confined)

Wed 8th March 2017

Long Day's Journey Into Night by Eugene O'Neill

Performed by Letterkenny Music and Drama Group (Open)

Thurs 9th March 2017

Heroes by Gerald Sibleyras (Translated by Tom Stoppard)

Performed by Theatre 3 Newtownabbey (Open)

Fri 10th March 2017

Dancing at Lughnasa by Brian Friel

Performed by Butt Drama Circle (Open)

Sat 11th March 2017

The Loves of Cass McGuire by Brian Friel

Presented by Coolgreany Drama Group (Confined)


The City of Derry Drama Festival is organised by a small group of volunteers who are elected annually at the Annual General Meeting of the Association. Membership of the Association is open to everyone who has a genuine interest in the celebration of Amateur Drama and the continuation of the Festival. Anyone interested in joining the Association should contact the Committee Secretary.

Organising Committee 2015-2016

Honorary Chairman:  Mark Conway

Honorary Committee Secretary: Danielle Conway

Honorary Festival Director


Honorary Festival Secretary

Honorary Treasurer: Denis McKinney

Honorary Press Officer

Honorary Stage Managers

Social Media Co-ordinator

Committee Members




The committee could not run the Festival without the support of The Festival Week Volunteers who give so generously of their time for the duration of the Festival to help with looking after the competing groups, stewarding, car parking, assisting with interval teas etc.

Volunteers 2017

If you would like to volunteer please contact ;
Honorary Committee Secretary at