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Dust Under Our Feet


  • Playwright

    Michael J. Murphy (2) 

  • Notes

    The cast and character lists for this entry are drawn from reviews of the premiere production. As such, cast size details should be taken as approximate

  • Synopsis

    Sensitive, intelligent Anne Lavelle lives in a tightly-knit rural area where she has suffered humiliation all her life, being stigmatised as an illigitimate child. When a new-born child is found abandoned in the district, she is immediately suspected by the community, and one by one, even her former supporters reject her and she becomes an outcast.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

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  • Cast Notes


Original Cast  
Anne Lavelle Margaret D'Arcy
Dermod Connor Maurice O'Callaghan
Unspecified Character(s) James Greene
Padgey Hoey J.R. Mageean
Unspecified Character(s) Harold Goldblatt
Mrs. Connor Elizabeth Begley
Unspecified Character(s) John Reid
Unspecified Character(s) J.G. Devlin
'Slab' Falloon Patrick McAlinney
Unspecified Character(s) Fred Johnson
Production Team  
Set Dan Fitzpatrick
Produced by Harold Goldblatt


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Information for this entry was taken from press cuttings, and from the Theatre and Performing Arts Archive of the Linen Hall Library, Belfast.