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The Call

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Tom Coffey 

  • Synopsis

    While working in London during the blitz, Peter Burns, as a result of a near death experience during a bombing raid, has been transformed from an irreligious libertine and drunkard to a religious fanatic. When he returns to the family home in rural southwest Ireland, his newfound spirituality does not lie easy with any of the family.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    5

  • Cast Size Female

    3

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Frank Burns Donal McCann
Jim Burns Bob Carlile
May Burns Angela Newman
Kathleen Collins Aideen O'Kelly
Peter Burns Bill Foley
Fr. John O.F.M. Edward Golden
Dr. Moran Pat Layde
Nancy Kelly Máire Ní Néill
Production Team  
Settings by Liam Miller
Produced by Frank Dermody

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