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The Grand Tour

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Micheál Mac Liammóir 

  • Setting

    Set in Sir Roderick's House in Mountjoy Square, Dublin in 1885.

  • Synopsis

    Sir Roderick Killjoy has three immensely eligible young daughters, who are being pursued by three entirely unacceptable suitors, and he decides to take his daughters on a grand tour of Europe, away from such distractions. Leaving his house in the capable hands of his cousin, Prudence Pockett, he embarks pursued by the three young men, who are being assisted in teir chase by the girls tutor, Mr. Wogan.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    7

  • Cast Size Female

    6

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Sir Roderick Killjoy Hilton Edwards
Mr. Wogan Micheál Mac Liammóir
Daughter Noelle Middleton
Daughter Sally Travers
Lover Michael Devine (2)
Unspecified Character(s) Liam Gannon
Lover James Neylin
Prudence Pockett Coralie Carmichael
Parisienne Actress Marjory Hawtrey
Jenny Killjoy Maureen Cusack
Unspecified Character(s) Michael Laurence
Unspecified Character(s) Pepita Keating
Unspecified Character(s) Richard Pollock
Production Team  
Director Hilton Edwards
Designer Micheál Mac Liammóir
Music by Patrick Murray(2)

UNPUBLISHED SCRIPTS

  • Contact

    Michael Travers

  • Address

    Liosdana
    Inch, Annascaul
    Tralee, Co Kerry
    Republic of Ireland

  • Phone

    +353 (0)66 915 8223 | +353 (0)87 947 5256

RIGHTS INFORMATION

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Michael Travers

  • Address

    Liosdana
    Inch, Annascaul
    Tralee, Co Kerry
    Republic of Ireland

  • Phone

    +353 (0)66 915 8223 | +353 (0)87 947 5256

SOURCE OF INFORMATION

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