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Knocknagow

The Homes of Tipperary

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Seamus De Burca 

  • Adapted / Translated From

    Charles J. Kickham 

  • Synopsis

    An adaptation of Kickham's novel set in the Ireland of 1835 with the first evictions and emigration starting to become part of everyday life.

  • Play Type

    Adaptation/Translation

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    12

  • Cast Size Female

    7

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

  • Date of First Production

    15 April 1968

  • Production Notes

    Presented by Jack Cruise Productions

  • Producer

  • Original Venue

    Olympia Theatre

Original Cast  
Mary Kearney Máire Hastings
Ned Brophy Des Nealon
Mrs. Kearney Anna Manahan
Hugh Kearney Clive Geraghty
Beresford Pender Godfrey Quigley
Mick Brian Chris O'Neill
Norah Lahy Leslie Lalor
Maurice Kearney Ronnie Walsh
Peg Brady Áine Ní Mhuirí
Tom Hogan Liam Sweeney
A Minstrel Ian Priestley Mitchell
Billy Heffernan Joseph Pilkington
Phil Lahy Seamus Healy
Mr. Lowe Robert Carlile
Bessy Morris Clare Mullen
Grace Kieley Dearbhla Carlile
Barney Broderick Jack Cruise
Matt Donovan Edmund Browne
Honor Lahy Patty Ryan
Production Team  
Director Frank J. Bailey
Settings by George Gavan Duffy
Stage Director Bríd Ní Shúilleabháin
Stage Manager Tommy Rogers
Stage Manager David Byrne(2)
Assistant Stage Manager Leslie Lalor

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SOURCE OF INFORMATION

Information for this entry was taken from the original production programme and other published material.