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OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Eilis Dillon 

  • Synopsis

    A play about the decline of the big house in Ireland. The Hassett family are on the verge of bankruptcy and are faced with the prospect of having to sell the unmanageable family home. This has devastating effects on the spinster sisters and their brother.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

  • Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    4

  • Cast Size Female

    4

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Julia O'Driscoll Geraldine Plunkett
Paddy O'Mahony Pat Laffan
Bridget Hassett Kathleen Barrington
Marcella Hassett Angela Newman
Michael Deasy Bill Foley
Thomas Hassett Micheál Ó hAonghusa
Johnny O'Driscoll Vincent Dowling
Maud Hassett Eileen Crowe
Production Team  
Settings by Brian Collins
Produced by Frank Dermody

UNPUBLISHED SCRIPTS

  • Contact

    Cormac O Cuilleanain

  • Address

    Literary Executor, Estate of Eilís Dillon
    16 Prince Edward Terrace, Blackrock,
    Co Dublin
    Republic of Ireland

  • Email

    write1@eircom.net

RIGHTS INFORMATION

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Cormac O Cuilleanain

  • Address

    Literary Executor, Estate of Eilís Dillon
    16 Prince Edward Terrace, Blackrock,
    Co Dublin
    Republic of Ireland

  • Email

    write1@eircom.net

SOURCE OF INFORMATION

The information for this entry was taken from published material.