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The Liberty Suit

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Peter Sheridan  Gerard Mannix Flynn 

  • Author Notes

    Written by Peter Sheridan in collaboration with Gerard Mannix Flynn.

  • Setting

    The action takes place in a Dublin juvenile prison over the course of two years.

  • Synopsis

    The story of a young man who has been institutionalised in various reformatories, now serving a sentence for arson in a prison for young offenders.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    16

  • Cast Size Female

    1

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Ger Garrett Keogh
Kava Peter Caffrey
O'Flaherty Johnny Murphy
Furey Noel O'Donovan
Lane Gerard McSorley
Billybow Paul Bennett
Doctor Tom Jordan
Legionary Tom Jordan
Murphy Frank Melia
Curley Gerard Mannix Flynn
Carson Kevin Flood
Morelli's Assistant Claire Mullan
Governor Godfrey Quigley
Grennell Gabriel Byrne
Martin Gerry Alexander
Flood Robert Somerset
Benny Morelli Noel V. Ginnity
Production Team  
Director Jim Sheridan
Designer Wendy Shea
Lighting Designer Rupert Murray
Production Manager Sheila O'Donoghue
Stage Director Ann Myler
Stage Manager Se Merry Doyle
Photography Jonathan Hession

PUBLISHED SCRIPTS

  • Title

    The Liberty Suit

  • Year

    1978

  • Published By

    Irish Writers' Co-Operative

  • Address

    AKA Co-Op Books
    Republic of Ireland

  • ISBN

    0905441052

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RIGHTS INFORMATION

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Peter Sheridan

  • Address

    70 Celtic Park Avenue
    Santry
    Dublin 9
    Republic of Ireland

SOURCE OF INFORMATION

The information for this entry was taken from the published play text.