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Do Thrushes Sing In Birmingham?

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Liam Lynch 

  • Synopsis

    Paddy Murphy has gone to England to earn money to help his poor mother at home in Ireland. He stays in a boarding house run by Mrs. O'Leary, a rough diamond where we are introduced to the others in his new life, unsavoury characters all. The play is an angry response to the social evil that is emigration.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    7

  • Cast Size Female

    2

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Lily Scanlon Geraldine Plunkett
Mrs. O'Leary Angela Newman
Old Tadhg Harry Brogan
Paul Feeney Edward Golden
A Scotsman Geoff Golden
Mr. McDonald Philip O'Flynn
Joseph Deegan Pat Layde
Johnny Dallaghan Vincent Dowling
Paddy Murphy Eoin Ó Súilleabháin
Production Team  
Settings by Tomás Mac Anna
Produced by Frank Dermody

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