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Railway House

A play in three acts by Ralph Kennedy

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Ralph Kennedy 

  • Setting

    The scene throughout is the public parlour of the licensed premises known as Railway House, situated about thirty miles inland from Dublin. The action passes between the spring and early summer of 1853.

  • Synopsis

    A manipulative woman whose alcoholic husband seems at death's door plays on the affections of a young man until she attracts a better prospect.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    6

  • Cast Size Female

    3

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Nano Ross Siobhán McKenna
Stephen Ross Harry Brogan
Susan Ross Brid Lynch
Dan Shanahan Michael J. Dolan
Dr Edward Creagh Brian O'Higgins
Martha Davro Eileen Crowe
The Station Master Fred Johnson
Jonathan Coyne F J McCormick
Willy Davro Denis O'Dea
Production Team  
Settings by Alicia Sweetman
Produced by Frank Dermody
Stage Manager Udolphus Wright

UNPUBLISHED SCRIPTS

  • Contact

    National Library of Ireland (Manuscripts Department)

  • Address

    Kildare Street
    Dublin 2
    Republic of Ireland

  • Phone

    +353 1 6030200

  • Email

    info@nli.ie

  • Website

    www.nli.ie

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