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A Sunset Touch

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Michael Mulvihill 

  • Synopsis

    In 1940's Ireland, Tuberculosis was the great leveller. The Minister for Health ordered the building of sanatoria around the country to cope with the spread of the discease. Mulvihill places five men from very different backgrounds in one such TB ward and lets the drama unfold.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

  • Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    10

  • Cast Size Female

    7

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Nurse Penelope O'Flaherty Kathleen Barrington
Jim Coleman Vincent Dowling
Charlie Doolin Bill Foley
Dr. Curran Edward Golden
Maurice Toibín Geoff Golden
Larry Dalton Pat Laffan
Martin Brett Pat Layde
Noreen Tobin Eileen Lemass
Ward Sister Angela Newman
Matron Máire Ní Dhomhnaill
Grocer's Curate Micheál Ó Briain
Medical Superintendent Micheál Ó hAonghusa
Hospital Orderly Eoin Ó Súilleabháin
Dismal Dan Philip O'Flynn
Sheila Doolan Aideen O'Kelly
Night Supervisor Ciara O'Sullivan
Nurse Bella Coakley Geraldine Plunkett
Production Team  
Settings by Tomás Mac Anna
Produced by Frank Dermody

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