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The Labour Leader

A play in three acts by Daniel Corkery.

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Daniel Corkery 

  • Setting

    The Committee Room of the Quaymen's Union, evening; and the following afternoon. And a room behind the stage of the Athenaeum Hall the evening of the same day.

  • Synopsis

    An examination of the tensions that develop behind the scenes among union members during a dockers strike in Cork.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    10

  • Cast Size Female

    2

  • Cast Notes

    There are also miscellaneous Quay Labourers and Workmen

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Dan O'Reilly Michael J. Dolan
Caretaker of Athenaeum Hall Michael J. Dolan
James O'Sullivan Eric Gorman
David Lombard Paul Farrell
Mrs Tobin Maureen Delaney
Phil Kennedy F J McCormick
John Dempsey Peter Nolan
Tim Murphy Hugh Nagle
John Clarke J G St John
Mrs. Donovan Margaret Nicholls
Battie Donovan Hubert Maguire
Jack O'Donoghue W Fitzgerald
Production Team  
Produced by Lennox Robinson
Stage Manager Arthur Shields

PUBLISHED SCRIPTS

  • Title

    The Labour Leader: A Play in Three Acts

  • Year

    1920

  • Published By

    Talbot Press

  • Address

    Dublin
    Republic of Ireland

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