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TANKARDSTOWN

A Lot To Be Thankful For

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Christine Longford 

  • Setting

    The Lounge at Tankardstown House Hotel.

  • Synopsis

    A comedy about the Irish nouveau riche, now ready to feed the hungry English, at a price.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

  • Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    8

  • Cast Size Female

    4

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Colonel Remnant Christopher Casson
Ferdinand Bull Aiden Grennell
Grania Iris Lawler
Pandora Legge Gervaise Mathews
Paddy O'Hourihane Charles Mitchel
Mrs. Remnant Nora O'Mahony
A Drunk Alpho O'Reilly
Mrs. Manifold Joan O'Rourke
Sean Murphy Milo O'Shea
A Drunk Vincent Scally
Michael Manifold Dermot Tuohy
Tom John Welsh
Production Team  
Settings by Kay Casson
Musician Dermot Murnaghan
Musician John Ronayne
Musician Cathleen Rogers
Produced by John Izon
Manager Lord Longford
Stage Manager Dan O'Connell(2)
Assistant Stage Manager Vincent Scally
Assistant Stage Manager Denis Hoey
Wardrobe Joan O'Rourke
Wardrobe Assistant Gladys Richards
Wardrobe Assistant Maura O'Rourke
Chief Electrician Patrick Long
Secretary Ann O'Connor
Carpenter Michael Lambert
Assistant Secretary Kathleen McLoughlin

PUBLISHED SCRIPTS

  • Title

    Tankardstown

  • Year

    1948

  • Published By

    P.J. Bourke

  • Address

    64 Dame Street
    Dublin 2
    Republic of Ireland

  • Contact

    Lady Boyd

  • Address

    Ince Castle
    Saltash
    Cornwall
    England

  • Phone

    + 44 (0)1752 842 672

  • Fax

    + 44 (0)1752 847 134

  • Email

    boydince@aol.com

RIGHTS INFORMATION

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Lady Boyd

  • Address

    Ince Castle
    Saltash
    Cornwall
    England

  • Phone

    + 44 (0)1752 842 672

  • Fax

    + 44 (0)1752 847 134

  • Email

    boydince@aol.com

SOURCE OF INFORMATION

Information for this entry was taken from the original production programme, with additional information from No Profit but the Name: The Longfords at the Gate by John Cowell.