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Staging the Treaty - The Ballot

2h 20m History, Drama 2021

A four-part filmed presentation of Staging The Treaty by ANU Productions - a live recording of the long-form theatre performance re-staging the Dáil Debates of (1921–1922) at the original location where they took place in Earlsfort Terrace. Based on adaptation of original transcripts by Theo Dorgan, directed by Louise Lowe in 2022 and filmed by Tiny Ark.

We present the world premiere of this momentous 10-hour film project exploring both the historical and contemporary relevance of the debate which is reenacted by an ensemble of 45 cast including some of Ireland’s leading actors.

Read more about each part of Staging the Treaty here.

Supported by the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media, as part of the Decade of Centenaries Programme 2012-2023 and by Dublin City Council’s Commemorative Grants.

Rent all four parts in the Staging the Treaty bundle.


Louise Lowe


Theo Dorgan

Broadcast Company

Tiny Ark

Executive Producer

Lynnette Moran and Matt Smyth



Closed Captions [CC]





ANU Productions

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