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Peeping Tom

A play in three acts by Frank Carney

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Frank Carney 

  • Setting

    The drawingroom of Mrs Fitzgerald's house in a fashionable suburb of Dublin on an evening in February, a week later, and six months later.

  • Synopsis

    A satire on comfortable Dublin bourgeois life in which a loiterer from the lower orders is given a chance to see how the other half lives.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    5

  • Cast Size Female

    6

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Rita Burke Ria Mooney
Wilfred Burke Michael J. Dolan
Margaret Fitzgerald May Craig
Dr John Victor Burke Eric Gorman
Finula Fitzgerald Eileen Crowe
Jennifer Fitzgerald Bríd Ní Loinsigh (1)
Nana Maureen Delaney
George Mulligan F J McCormick
Lucy Gallagher Joan Plunkett
Michael Noonan James Dunne
Peter Burke Dan O'Connell (3)
Production Team  
Settings by Anne Yeats
Produced by Frank Dermody
Stage Manager Udolphus Wright
Carpenter J F Barlow

UNPUBLISHED SCRIPTS

  • Contact

    National Library of Ireland (Manuscripts Department)

  • Address

    Kildare Street
    Dublin 2
    Republic of Ireland

  • Phone

    +353 1 6030200

  • Email

    info@nli.ie

  • Website

    www.nli.ie

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SOURCE OF INFORMATION

The information for this entry was taken from the original production programme and Ireland's Abbey Theatre: A History 1899-1951 by Lennox Robinson, with additional information from press cuttings of the time and the Abbey Theatre archive.