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The Slough

A Play in Three Acts

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Andrew Patrick Wilson 

  • Setting

    The Dublin tenements, 1913

  • Synopsis

    A play about the General Strike of 1913 and of how it ultimately led to failure.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    11

  • Cast Size Female

    4

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Jack Hanlon Philip Guiry
Peg Eithne Magee
Tom Robinson Fred O'Donovan (1)
Peter Hanlon Arthur Sinclair
Edward Kelly H E Hutchinson
Comittee Member Sydney J Morgan
Comittee Member J M Kerrigan
Comittee Member J A O'Rourke
Strike Leader Andrew Patrick Wilson
Annie Hanlon Kathleen Drago
Comittee Member Thomas O'Neill
Comittee Member J F Barlow
Comittee Member Michael Conniffe
Margaret Kelly Nora Desmond
Mary Hanlon Maura O'Byrne
Production Team  
Produced by Andrew Patrick Wilson

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.