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Killycreggs in Twilight

A Play in Three Acts by Lennox Robinson

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Lennox Robinson 

  • Setting

    The action takes place in a small sitting-room in Killycreggs House.

  • Synopsis

    Judith and Kit de Lury have lived in the old family estate of Killycreggs since their father passed away 20 years ago. Judith maintains and manages the house and gardens, while Kit oversees the housekeeping. Their tranquility is shattered with the arrival of a nephew, Loftus. He immediately assumes the role of the 'young master' with the servants and quickly adopts the pastimes of a country squire. Judith resolves to help Loftus get started in business, but he has other ideas.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    5

  • Cast Size Female

    6

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Loftus de Lury Cyril Cusack
Kit de Lury Ria Mooney
Margaret May Craig
Sylvester Brannigan Eric Gorman
Mrs. Pratt Josephine Fitzgerald
Francis Morgan W. O'Gorman
Sir James Cotter F J McCormick
Judith de Lury Christine Hayden
Dr. Pratt Arthur Shields
Janey Fitzpatrick Shelah Richards
Moya Fitzpatrick Aideen O'Connor
Production Team  
Settings by Tanya Moiseiwitsch
Musical Director F.M. May
Produced by Hugh Hunt

PUBLISHED SCRIPTS

  • Title

    Killycreggs in twilight, & other plays: Killycreggs in twilight, Is life worth living? (Drama at Inish), Bird's nest by Lennox Robinson

  • Year

    1939

  • Published By

    Macmillan and Co.

  • Address

    London
    England

RIGHTS INFORMATION

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    The Abbey Theatre Archive

  • Address

    Abbey and Peacock Theatres
    26 Lower Abbey Street
    Dublin 1
    Republic of Ireland

  • Phone

    00 353 1 887 2200

  • Email

    info@abbeytheatre.ie

  • Website

    www.abbeytheatre.ie

SOURCE OF INFORMATION

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