Belfast and Mountstewart in 1798.
The Thomas Carnduff Archive is held as a special collection of Queen's University Belfast.
A study of late eighteenth century Ireland, this play is chiefly concerned with the struggle between Lord Castlereagh and the Reverend James Porter, a Presbyterian minister who refuses all pressures to cease his campaign against contemporary Castle authorities.
21 January 1935
Producer originally billed as: Richard Hayward presents the Belfast Repertory Theatre Company in Castlereagh
Produced by Belfast Repertory Theatre Company
Empire Theatre (1894-1961)
Theatre and Performing Arts Archive of Northern Ireland
The Linen Hall Library, 17 Donegall Square NorthBelfast BT1 5GBNorthern Ireland
Dr Sarah Ferris
Information for this entry has come from the company programme, from press reviews of the premiere production, and from a reading of the playscript.