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The Paragons

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Christine Longford 

  • Setting

    Set in a house in south Dublin, present day (1950).

  • Synopsis

    A comedic lament on the demise of Dublin's society seen through the eyes of Gervaise Matthews, a mother-in-law come to stay in the home of the newly wedded couple.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    4

  • Cast Size Female

    5

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Unspecified Character(s) Aiden Grennell
Unspecified Character(s) Godfrey Quigley
Unspecified Character(s) Iris Lawler
Unspecified Character(s) Charles Mitchel
Unspecified Character(s) Dennis Edwards
Mother-in-Law Gervaise Mathews
Unspecified Character(s) Diana Campbell
Unspecified Character(s) Gladys Richards
Unspecified Character(s) Maura O'Rourke
Production Team  
Settings by Alpho O'Reilly
Produced by Dan O'Connell(2)

RIGHTS INFORMATION

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Lady Boyd

  • Address

    Ince Castle
    Saltash
    Cornwall
    England

  • Phone

    + 44 (0)1752 842 672

  • Email

    boydince@aol.com

SOURCE OF INFORMATION

The information for this entry was taken from press cuttings of the time.