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And Him Stretched

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Patrick Galvin 

  • Synopsis

    Satire on post-treaty Ireland. The old soldier from the War of Independence is dying on his feet with his rifle on his chest. When he's finally laid out for a wake in the corner of a dosshouse, a debate is sparked off between four characters representing the four Irelands('Nationalist and Past'/'Present and Disillusioned'/'Cringing and Parasitical'/'Well-meaning but Defeated')

  • Play Type

    Plays General

  • Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

  • Date of First Production

    1962

  • Production Notes

    Produced by the Unity Theatre, London.

  • Producer

  • Original Venue

  • Venue Notes

    Premiered at the Unity Theatre London.

  • Irish Premiere Notes

    The Irish Premiere was produced by Orion Productions at the Eblana Theatre several months after the London opening.

Original Cast  

UNPUBLISHED SCRIPTS

  • Contact

    Clive Goodwin Associates

  • Address

    79 Cromwell Road
    London SW7
    England

RIGHTS INFORMATION

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Clive Goodwin Associates

  • Address

    79 Cromwell Road
    London SW7
    England

SOURCE OF INFORMATION

The information for this entry was taken from press cuttings.