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Widows' Paradise

A New Ulster Comedy

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Sam Cree 

  • Setting

    The action takes place in a caravan somewhere in the Ards peninsula.

  • Synopsis

    A farce in which five women travel to stay in a caravan in the Ards peninsula, some trying to get away from their male partners and others hoping to find some.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    5

  • Cast Size Female

    5

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Harry Bradshaw J.J. Murphy
Ernest Gillespie Maurice O'Callaghan
Alan Bradshaw Mark Mulholland
Lucy McGarry Leila Webster
John McGonigle Sean Reid
Sylvia Dempsey Yvonne Adams
Wilfred McNeilly Charles Armstrong
Ruby Dempsey Anne Spence
Rachel Cathcart Jill Lemon
Vanessa Burton Eleanor Tinto
Production Team  
Assistant Staging Frances Tomelty
Director Hubert R. Wilmot
Set Designer John C. Burke
Governing Director Hubert R. Wilmot
Stage Director John C. Burke
Scenic Construction Paddy O'Hare
Secretary Dorothy M. Wilmot
Business Manager Dorothy M. Wilmot
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RIGHTS INFORMATION

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    Professional

  • Contact

    Richard Mills

  • Address

    258 Belvoir Drive,
    Belfast
    BT8 7DU
    Northern Ireland

  • Phone

    +44 (0)78 08583175

  • Email

    rmills@belvoirplayers.org

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    Amateur

  • Contact

    Drama League of Ireland

  • Address

    Mill Theatre
    Dundrum Town Centre
    Dundrum, Dublin 16
    Republic of Ireland

  • Phone

    +353 (0)1 2969343

  • Email

    dli@eircom.net

  • Website

    www.dli.ie

SOURCE OF INFORMATION

Information for this entry has been drawn from press reviews, and from the original programme, held at the Linen Hall Library's Theatre and Performing Arts Archive.