The Society of British Theatre Designers

The Value of Design

Carol Betera

Mrs McConachy's Money

Mrs McConachy's Money
  • Company: Lyric Theatre, Belfast
  • Year: 1984
  • Author: Hugh P Quinn
  • Directed by: Patrick Sandford
  • Costume Design by: Carol Betera
  • Set designed by: Carol Betera
  • Photography by: Christopher Hill
Mrs McConachy's house could be seen from the front door to the backyard, as lighting changes revealed the rooms, through the gauzed walls, the action of the play taking place in all parts of the house. The backdrop was of shopping bills, her obsession.