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The Skipper's Submarine

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Charles K. Ayre 

  • Notes

    The cast and character lists for this entry are drawn from reviews of the premiere productions. As such, cast size details should be taken as approximate.

  • Synopsis

    A farce in which Peter Rooney, the skipper of a fishing boat, sinks a German submarine and very much enjoys his new hero status in the local village. Bragging about his deed, he hides the fact that he actually rammed the submarine only accidentally, and had feared he had destroyed a British craft. Willie Burns, his daughter's lover, discovers the truth, and threatens to expose Rooney unless he consents to Burns marrying his daughter...

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    5

  • Cast Size Female

    1

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Unspecified Character(s) Marion Crimmins
Constable McLoughlan Rutherford Mayne
Unspecified Character(s) Jackson Grahame
Unspecified Character(s) Charles K. Ayre
Mrs. Rooney Rose McQuillan
Unspecified Character(s) Walter Kennedy
Dick Green Joseph Roney

RIGHTS INFORMATION

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SOURCE OF INFORMATION

Information for this entry has come from reviews of the premiere production, and from Margaret McHenry's 'The Ulster Theatre in Ireland'.