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Peter Pedagogue

A play in two acts and a prologue.

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Ralph A. Meredith 

  • Notes

    Cast list also specifies an unquantified number of "pupils, undergraduates and coffinbearers".

  • Synopsis

    An idealistic young man, Peter Dunlop, discovers through hard experience that instead of creating a brave new world, he himself is shaped by life into the old, standard mould. As he passes from schoolboy to elderly schoolmaster, Peter endures a series of conflicts which test his mettle and his soul.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Notes

    18

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
George Jack McQuoid
Peter Dunlop W.A. Stewart
Mammom William Campfield
Hanna Carswell Cicely Mathews
Grandfather Christie Gilbert
Aged Man Christie Gilbert
Nellie Carswell Kay Irwin
Teddy Harry Corbett
Elsie Hettie Haddock
Producer F. Berun
Grandmother Jean Hamilton
Drummer V. Williamson
Soldier E. Horrobin
Schoolmaster Mervyn Patterson
Mr. James J.B. Harris
Mr. Maxwell E.E. O'Neill
Headmaster A.S.G. Loxton
New Boy Dennis Leighton
Policeman J. Murphy
Sceneshifter W.R. McAlpine
Sceneshifter R. Davidson
Production Team  
Produced by W.R. Gordon

UNPUBLISHED SCRIPTS

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SOURCE OF INFORMATION

Information for this entry was taken from the company programme, held at Belfast's Linen Hall Library Theatre Archive, and from press cuttings sourced for this project.