Port Authority  
Port Authority

by Conor McPherson

Directed by Allan Hart

Friday 26th November – Saturday 4th December, 2021

At the Tower Theatre, Stoke Newington

Performed in repertory with Escaped Alone by Caryl Churchill

Photography by Robert Piwko

Cast List

Kevin : Finlay Macaulay
Dermot : Kevin Furness
Joe : Peta Barker


Production Team

Director : Allan Hart
Set Design : Max Batty
Costume Design : Sheila Burbidge
Lighting Design : Stephen Ley
Sound Design : Colin Guthrie

Stage Manager / Assistant Director : Feiyang Yang
ASM / Rehearsal Prompt : Tom Tillery
Lighting Operator : Matthew Ibbotson or Alex Papadopoulos
Sound Operator : Jonathan Norris
Set Construction and Get-In : Andy Hind, John McSpayden, Jude Chalk, Keith Syrett, Alex Burton, Emilia Teglia, Adam Wilkins
Dialect Consultant : Ann Watchorn

Finlay Macaulay
This is Finlay Macaulay’s first production with the Tower Theatre. Finlay is originally from the North East of Scotland. He trained at Guildford School of Acting. Edinburgh Fringe credits include The Street Singer (The Threepenny Opera), Moritz (Spring Awakening) and Charlie Brown (You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown). After a hiatus from theatre for a few years, Finlay is delighted to be returning to the stage with the Tower Theatre.
  Kevin Furness
This is Kevin Furness' fourth production with the Tower Theatre, having appeared in 1984, To Kill A Mockingbird and Pygmalion. He is originally from Dublin and has had a passion for acting since he was a child. As a teenager he appeared in productions with Tallaght Theatre Group. He also attended courses with Dublin Gaiety School of Acting and has completed several acting courses with City Acting.
Peta Barker
Peta Barker's acting credits include Ariel and Caliban (The Tempest), Iago (Othello), Mrs Yajnavalkya (Valmouth), The Voice of Audrey II - the Plant (The Little Shop of Horrors), Mbongeni (Woza Albert!), Scullery (Road), Ash (Dealer's Choice), Jack Mullen (The Weir), John (Shining City), Derek (Brighton Beach Scumbags) and Hoke (Driving Miss Daisy). Directing credits include Blue Remembered Hills, Les Liaisons Dangereuses, Burn This, Lysistrata, Brimstone and Treacle, The Lieutenant of Inishmore and Arcadia. He has adapted and directed Russell Hoban's novel Kleinzeit, and was part of the Tower Team in the RSC's A Midsummer Night's Dream, playing Snug the Joiner.
  Allan Hart
Allan Hart has been a Tower member for over 30 years and directed many productions including My Mother Said I Never Should, The Beauty Queen of Leenane, Abigail's Party, Dealer's Choice, Closer, The Weir and The Homecoming. He has also acted in several shows, notably Arcadia, Waiting for Godot, Twelve Angry Men, In Celebration, East, Blue Remembered Hills, Road and How the Other Half Loves.