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King of the Castle

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Eugene McCabe 

  • Setting

    Set on a Leitrim farm, Clonhaggard in the late 1950's.

  • Synopsis

    A drama of betrayal and revenge.Scober McAdam, a successful farmer hungry for land and money, is hated by his neighbours and tortured by them because of his sexual impotence. The continued abuse leads Scober to make a deal with a man in bar to provide him with a child and he brings the man home to his wife.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

  • Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    11

  • Cast Size Female

    2

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Charlie Tobin Des Nealon
Scober(Barney) MacAdam Martin Dempsey
Matt Lynch T.P. McKenna
Jemmy Maguire John Cowley
Larry Maguire Vincent Smith
Ned O'Meara Edward Byrne
Joady Conlon Brian O'Higgins
Tressa Pauline Delany
Bridie Hagerty Jennifer Mooney
Old Jim Hughes Dermot McDowell
Tommy Hayes Kevin Redmond
Pete Duggan John McMahon
Liam Conlon William Brady
Production Team  
Director Godfrey Quigley
Designer William McCrow
Lighting Paddy O'Toole
Company Artistic Director Phyllis Ryan

PUBLISHED SCRIPTS

UNPUBLISHED SCRIPTS

RIGHTS INFORMATION

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    A.P. Watt Ltd.

  • Address

    20 John Street
    London WC1N 2DR
    England

  • Phone

    + 44 (0)20 7405 6774

  • Email

    apw@apwatt.co.uk

  • Website

    www.apwatt.co.uk

SOURCE OF INFORMATION

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