David Dickson is Associate Professor of Modern History in Trinity College Dublin. He is author of Arctic Ireland (1997) and New Foundations: Ireland 1660-1800 (2nd ed., 2000), and has recently co-edited Refiguring Ireland: Essays in Honour of L.M. Cullen (2003) and 1798: A Bicentenary Perspective (2003).
James Durham has worked primarily as an actor in theatre for young people, performing to over a half a million children in Manitoba in various productions over the last 20 years, including eight years with Mimeworks Mime and Story Theatre Troupe. His other plays include "Franklin, My Old Man", and "Cruel and Unusual Punishment". "The Big League" is his first play for young audiences. He is a graduate of the University of Winnipeg with a B.A. in Theatre.
John Howie, a professor emeritus of philosophy at Southern Illinois University Carbondale. He is the author of "Perspectives for Moral Decisions, "the editor of "Ethical Principles for Social Policy "and "Ethical Principles and Practice.
The Sum Of Saving Knowledge: Or A Brief Sum Of Christian Doctrine, Contained In The Holy Scriptures And Holden Forth In The Westminster Confession Of Faith And Catechisms (1871)