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Three Leopards


  • Playwright

    Cecil Monson 

  • Setting

    France and Scotland 1558-1587

  • Synopsis

    The story of the tragic figure of Mary, Queen of Scots.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts


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  • Cast Size Female


  • Cast Notes

    Cast Doubling is possible. See Original Production for details.


Original Cast  
Livingstone Cathleen Delany
Lord Darnley Micheál Mac Liammóir
David Riccio Fred Johnston
Sir William Maitland James Mason
Seton Ria Mooney
Mary Stuart, Queen of Scots Coralie Carmichael
Duke of Northumberland Liam Gaffney
Sir Andrew Melville Liam Gaffney
Earl of Kent Fred Johnson
Mr. Randolph Edward Lexy
George Douglas Edward Lexy
Burgoyne Edward Lexy
Two Soldiers James Devoy
Paulet James Devoy
Chronicler Art O'Murnaghan
Patrick Bellinden William Fassbender
Sir Nicholas Throgmorton Lionel Dymoke
Lord Ruthven Lionel Dymoke
Beale Lionel Dymoke
Beton Diana Vernon
Arnault Cecil Monson
Sir Francis Knollys Cecil Monson
Susan Máirín Hayes
Lord Lyndsay Landon Sorrell
Sir William Fitzwilliam Landon Sorrell
Earl of Bothwell Harry Fine
James Stuart Robert Hennessy (1)
Lowther Robert Hennessy (1)
Elizabeth Shelah Richards
Chronicler John Irwin
Lord George Douglas Roy Irving
Duke of Norfolk Roy Irving
Fleming Eileen Ashe
Jane Kennedy Doris Monson
Anthony Standen Edward McCormack
Lord Scrope Edward McCormack
Countess of Argyle Hilda White
Renee Adrienne V
Servant to Swift Alexander Dignam
Woman in Black Truda Barling
Lady Curwin Truda Barling
Lord Robert Stuart Cecil Brock
Camden Curwin Cecil Brock
Two Soldiers James Cassidy
Master William Douglas Freddy Monson
Lady Scrope Patricia Daly
Production Team  
Director Hilton Edwards
Settings by Micheál Mac Liammóir
Lighting Designer Hilton Edwards
Costume Designer Micheál Mac Liammóir
Musician Cathleen Rogers
Musician Bay Jellett
Musician Gretta Smith
Musician F.R. Tracey
Stage Manager Pauline Reeves
Assistant Stage Manager Máirín Hayes
Assistant Stage Manager Edward McCormack
Wardrobe Mistress Christina Keely
Chief Electrician Martin Rabbett
Carpenter Michael Lambert
Assistant Art Director Art O'Murnaghan



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The information for this entry was taken from the original production programme.