Awards & Winners

Roland Muldoon

Date of Birth 1941
Place of Birth Weybridge
(England, United Kingdom, Surrey)
Nationality United Kingdom
Profession Playwright
Roland Muldoon, born, in between air-raid warnings in 1941 in Weybridge, Surrey. He left school in 1956 and worked in various jobs, ranging from City clerk to labourer, Brixham fish sorter to chainman on the new Victoria line. He studied Stage Management at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School. It was in this city that he teamed up with life-time partner/wife, Claire. In 1963 they joined the Unity Theatre before setting up the legendary underground political theatre group CAST. Their debut was at the Peanuts Club off Liverpool St set up by Jeff Nuttal. They claimed their work was Agit-Prop, frequently performing on the still existing folk club circuit. Their short fast moving plays would feature Muggins characters who invariable are trying to make sense of the capitalist world. Their anti Vietnam play John D Muggins is Dead played in the Festival Hall and appeared in Peter Brooks U. S at the Roundhouse. CAST took Trials of Horatio Muggins and Mr Oligarchy’s Circus to the Nancy Festival in 1969 they played student and factory occupations s. In 1970 the group split one half left and set up the Kartoon Klowns and later were the drive behind Rock against Racism. Claire and Roland reformed CAST, rehearsing every evening while in the day time Roland helped set up C.I.S Counter Information Services where they exposed the goings on of major global companies.

Awards by Roland Muldoon

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Obie Award for Playwriting
Honored for : Full Confessions of a Socialist
(script and direction)