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The Supplanter

A Play in Three Acts

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    J. Bernard MacCarthy 

  • Notes

    While little is known of the plot of 'The Supplanter', the play enjoyed a brief period of notoriety due to the Lord Chamberlain's insistence that a particular 'Shavian expletive' be cut from the script.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    3

  • Cast Size Female

    3

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Production Team  
Produced by Lennox Robinson

UNPUBLISHED SCRIPTS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

RIGHTS INFORMATION

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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