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It Can't Go On Forever

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    John McCann (1) 

  • Synopsis

    The Fennelly family live in a tenement flat that is being victimised by a local gang. They all live on unemployment, unhappy with the new Ireland of the 1950's. Emigration is considered an option but at the end of the day, they decide to stay on and fight.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    7

  • Cast Size Female

    4

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Tom Fennelly Jnr. T.P. McKenna
Guard Humphrey O'Sullivan Peadar Lamb
Woman from Downstairs Kathleen Barrington
Moll Fennelly Máire Ní Dhomhnaill
Uncle Bull Tomney Harry Brogan
First Detective Micheál Ó hAonghusa
Tom Fennelly Philip O'Flynn
Mrs. Casey Brid Lynch
Kitty Fennelly Doreen Madden
Sambo Kearney Vincent Dowling
Second Detective Frainc MacMornáin
Production Team  
Settings by Tomás Mac Anna
Produced by Ria Mooney

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