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Felix Reid and Bob

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    George Shiels 

  • Author Notes

    Written under the pseudonym Geo. S.Morshiel

  • Notes

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

  • Synopsis

    A comedy hinging on a fierce battle of wits. Felix Reid is an old-style country bread man who, along with his trusty horse Bob, is known to all. He is challenged by a serious new rival, Sam Bell. A Belfastman, Bell seeks through modern trading methods, not least his up-to-date motor van, to secure the trade of the little community. Felix Reid sets to protecting his business with comic results, confiding throughout in the trusty Bob.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    3

  • Cast Size Female

    3

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Unspecified Character(s) Marion Crimmins
Robert Lindsay Gerald Macnamara
Felix Reid Charles K. Ayre
Unspecified Character(s) Muriel Woods
Sam Bell William Black
Unspecified Character(s) Patricia Crawford

UNPUBLISHED SCRIPTS

RIGHTS INFORMATION

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Colin Smythe Ltd.

  • Address

    P. O. Box 6, Gerrards Cross
    Buckinghamshire
    SL9 8XA
    England

  • Phone

    +44 (0) 1753 886000

  • Email

    cs@colinsmythe.co.uk

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'.