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OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    L. A. G. Strong 

  • Setting

    The action takes place in the coffee room of Girvan's Hotel, Dennistown.

  • Synopsis

    This comedy with a dramatic finale explores what happens when Paul Deakin, an egomaniacal director, and his film crew descend on a small town.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    15

  • Cast Size Female

    3

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Paul Deakin Micheál Mac Liammóir
Harry Walter Plinge
Toots Noelle Middleton
John Brennan Colm O'Kelly
Mr. Claffey Rory Kilkenny
John Girvan Denis Brennan
Judy Girvan Sally Travers
Quentin Flanagan Liam Gannon
John Reilly James Neylin
Ted Seamus Keely
Terry Boyne Pat Nolan(2)
Old Heggarty Jack MacGowran
Mr. Votitchenko Raymond Percy
Rev. Mr. Cartwright Peter Letts
Katie Heggarty Maria Keane-Stack
Mr. Neligan James Lawlor
Don Don Farquharson
Rev. Francis Aloysius McCubberty, P.P. Michael Lawrence
Production Team  
Settings by Michael O'Herlihy
Lighting Hilton Edwards
Produced by Hilton Edwards

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SOURCE OF INFORMATION

The information for this entry was taken from the original production programme.