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Farkham Hall at Christmas by Chris McHallem

The trials of Lord and Lady Farkham

Farkham Hall at Christmas by Chris McHallem

“Since the end of the first war with the Boers, the British Army had been at peace

……Apart from the second war with the Boers…..”

Farkham Hall at Christmas follows the trials and tribulations of Lord and Lady Farkham (and all the young Farkhams) between the outbreak of World War One and Christmas 1914. A tale of war, inheritance, opium use and the Irish Republican Brotherhood.

Cast and Crew

Philip O Sullivan (Farley Nims)

Stephen Brennan (Dudley Nims)

Kate O’Toole (Pandora Nims)

Chris McHallem (Biles)

Joe Taylor (Hansi Hupt, Colonel, John Cooper, Clerk of His Majesty’s Postal Service)

Peter Gaynor (Farley as a younger man)

Sam O’Mahony (George Nims)

Serena Brabazon (Alexandra Nims)

Aileen Mythen (Nessa Nims & Lydia Vickers)

Noni Stapleton (Cookie)

Emmet Kirwan (Connie)

Fiona Bell (Mrs Driver)

Aonghus Óg McAnally (Lorcan)

Harmonica Recordings were by Mick Kinsella

Dramaturg:  Jesper Bergmann

Sound Supervision: Richard McCullough

Producer: Kevin Brew

Series Producer: Kevin Reynolds

Mick Kinsella’s albums include ‘Harmonica’ and the recent collaboration ‘Steve Larkin and Mick Kinsella’