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Mungo's Mansion

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Walter Macken 

  • Setting

    The action takes place in the present in the second storey of a house in Buttermilk Lane in the city of Galway.

  • Synopsis

    A family in an old Galway tenement are faced with the choice of staying where they are or moving to a new corporation house in Shantalla. A dangerously unstable fellow tenant, an ill child, and luck in the Sweepstakes determine what decisions they make.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    6

  • Cast Size Female

    3

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Nellie Siobhán McKenna
Mowleogs Canavan Harry Brogan
Mairteen Micheál Ó Briain
Mrs Manders Brid Lynch
Mister Skerret Michael J. Dolan
Winnie Gilhealy Eileen Crowe
The Doctor Fred Johnson
Mungo King F J McCormick
Jack Manders Denis O'Dea
Production Team  
Settings by Alicia Sweetman
Produced by Frank Dermody
Stage Management Udolphus Wright

PUBLISHED SCRIPTS

  • Title

    Mungo's Mansion: A Play of Galway Life

  • Year

    1946

  • Published By

    Macmillan and Co.

  • Address

    London
    England

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