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Stranger Beware


  • Playwright

    Tom Coffey 

  • Setting

    Set in Ballycullen, a small village in Kerry.

  • Synopsis

    The murder of an alcoholic freedom fighter brings a quite rural community to life and the ensuing investigation frees many skeletons from their cupboards, as it seems that the dead man had many enemies, including his own daughter.

  • Play Type

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Original Cast  
Various Characters T.P. McKenna
Garda Jim Crean Peadar Lamb
Paudeen Derry Power
Molly O'Keeffe Angela Newman
Maureen O'Brien Aideen O'Kelly
Willie the Post Harry Brogan
The Hiker Bill Foley
Kieran Doyle Edward Golden
Sergeant Courtney Geoff Golden
Patsheen Mike Micheál Ó Briain
Father Mackey C.C. Micheál Ó hAonghusa
Various Characters Philip O'Flynn
The Jubilee Nurse Marie Kean
Michael Joyce Pat Layde
Mrs O'Brien Brid Lynch
Old Ned O'Keeffe Vincent Dowling
Nellie Eithne Lydon
Sheila Doyle Eileen Crowe
Tom Doyle Frank Morton
Production Team  
Settings by Tomás Mac Anna
Produced by Ray McAnally


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