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A Leap in the Dark

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Hugh Leonard 

  • Setting

    Set on New Year's Eve in a suburban Dublin House.

  • Synopsis

    Charlie Spencer, an intelligent and refined businessman, throws a party to celebrate his thirtieth birthday. When talk turns to politics he and his father, a member of the old IRA, have a terrible row, which in turn leads to other revelations.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

  • Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    6

  • Cast Size Female

    3

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Lena Spencer Eileen Crowe
Georgie Spencer Vincent Dowling
Robert Spencer Edward Golden
Voice Peadar Lamb
Charlie Spencer Pat Layde
Alfred Wilson T.P. McKenna
Kay Brody Angela Newman
Denis Brody Micheál Ó hAonghusa
Stella Morrissey Joan O'Hara
Production Team  
Settings by Tomás Mac Anna
Produced by Ria Mooney
Stage Manager Sean Mooney(2)

RIGHTS INFORMATION

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    The Agency

  • Address

    24 Pottery Lane, Holland Park
    London W11 4LZ
    England

  • Phone

    + 44 (0)20 7727 1346

  • Email

    info@theagency.co.uk

  • Website

    www.theagency.co.uk

SOURCE OF INFORMATION

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