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Mobile Homes

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Jim Sheridan 

  • Setting

    The action takes place in a Dublin mobile home site.

  • Synopsis

    Mobile Homes explores the plight of urban caravan dwellers, and how that plight can lead to violence and tragedy. Shea, a young artist, and his pregnant wife, move into a mobile home site and become involved with their new community. Shea struggles to get some fundamental rights and facilities for the occupants, and the landlord resists and retaliates by cutting off the electricity.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

  • Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    10

  • Cast Size Female

    4

  • Cast Notes

    Cast doubling is possible. See original production for details.

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Ann Marcella Riordan (1)
Tony Paul Brennan (1)
Mike Vincent McCabe
Shea Paul Bennett
Wife-beater Gerard Mannix Flynn
E.S.B Man Gerard Mannix Flynn
Helen Virginia Cole
Mrs Ogilby Aileen Hart
Shea's Mother Aileen Hart
Larry Chris O'Neill
Stephen Denis O'Neill
Landlord Tom Irwin
Shea's Father Tom Irwin
Salesman Tom Irwin
Production Team  
Director Peter Sheridan
Designer Pamela Dale
Lighting Designer Rupert Murray

PUBLISHED SCRIPTS

  • Title

    Mobile Homes

  • Year

    1976

  • Published By

    Irish Writers' Co-Operative

  • Address

    AKA Co-Op Books
    Republic of Ireland

UNPUBLISHED SCRIPTS

RIGHTS INFORMATION

SOURCE OF INFORMATION

The information for this entry was taken from the published play text. Additional information was taken from contemporary press cuttings.