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Marks and Mabel

A Comedy in Three Acts by Brinsley MacNamara

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Brinsley MacNamara 

  • Setting

    James Heffernan's house in Garradice, and a new shop in Sheepstown. The action passes between one Sunday in summer and another in late autumn of the same year.

  • Synopsis

    A sequel to MacNamara's earlier The Heffernans which ended with the marriages of four members of the one family.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    6

  • Cast Size Female

    5

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Mabel Heffernan Siobhán McKenna
Tessie Malone Máire Ní Dhomhnaill
Paul Heffernan Harry Brogan
Alice Crinnion Brid Lynch
James Heffernan Michael J. Dolan
Marcella Heffernan Eileen Crowe
Ignatius Crinnion Fred Johnson
Sydney Heffernan Seamus Locke
Festus Darby F J McCormick
Marks Heffernan Denis O'Dea
Roseanne Heffernan Padraigín Ní Mhaidín
Production Team  
Settings by Alicia Sweetman
Produced by Frank Dermody
Stage Management Udolphus Wright

PUBLISHED SCRIPTS

  • Title

    Marks and Mabel

  • Year

    1945

  • Published By

    Duffy

  • Address

    England

RIGHTS INFORMATION

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Oliver Weldon

  • Address

    16 Eglinton Wood
    Eglinton Road, Donnybrook
    Dublin 4
    Republic of Ireland

  • Phone

    00 353 1 283 9838

SOURCE OF INFORMATION

Information for this entry was taken from the original production programme and press cuttings of the time.