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Ah Well, It Won't Be Long Now!

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Mary Manning (1) 

  • Setting

    Set in the library of Castlerochfort, a Georgian mansion somewhere in the south-east of Ireland. The time is the present(1971).

  • Synopsis

    Sir Dermod Rochfort, one time bon-viveur and associate of all the great literary figures of his youth is celebrating his 90th birthday at Castlerochfort, the decaying Gothic Georgian mansion which serves as the family home. Money is needed to save the mansion and can be raised only by selling Sir Dermod’s papers and letters to the highest American Academic bidder. Unfortunately for all the documents concerned have disappeared…

  • Play Type

    Plays General

  • Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    8

  • Cast Size Female

    3

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Simon Rochfort Emmet Bergin
Crunch Liam Sweeney
Anna, Countess Bulof Beryl Fagan
Miranda Hope-Vesey Zoë Wanamaker
Press Representative John Pine
Professor Morty Newman Philip O'Brien
Sir Dermod Rochfort Milo O'Shea
Biddy Lee Susan Hallinan
Press Representative Barry Blackmore
Press Representative Joseph Conway
Professor Herbert Gassner O.Z. Whitehead
Production Team  
Director Roland Jaquarello
Designer Peter Avery
Lighting Tom Connor
Set Dresser John Morley
Stage Manager Edward Clarke
Assistant Stage Manager Ruth Riddick
Assistant Stage Manager John Pine
Set Construction Charles Pearce

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SOURCE OF INFORMATION

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