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The Mating of Shan M'Ghie

A Play in Three Acts

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    T H Stafford 

  • Synopsis

    A man sets out to find the woman whose reputation he damaged in a previous encounter, determined to apologise to her and to make amends. When he finds her, however, she is already married to another, and the arrival of a figure from her secret past causes a certain amount of domestic mayhem...

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    7

  • Cast Size Female

    5

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Peter Burke Gearóid Ó Lochlainn
Anne McGhie Ann Clery
Judy Blake Gertrude Quinn
Shan McGhie W. O'Gorman
Terry Michael Clarke (1)
Barney Ryan T. Moran
Biddy Ryan Bel Johnston
Rosa McGhie Dorothy Clement
Laurence Bain Gerard Kelly (1)
Doyne G. Hogan
Pat Thomas Marshall (1)
Brigit Evelyn O'Driscoll
Production Team  
Director Lennox Robinson
Assistant Director Arthur Shields

UNPUBLISHED SCRIPTS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.