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Bride

A play of Western Ireland

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Ulick Burke 

  • Setting

    The action of the play takes place in the West of Ireland in the present day. (1931)

  • Synopsis

    Michael Gorman arrives home to the family farm at Cloonagh with his bride, a servant girl from Dublin. His mother is contemptuous of his new wife and matters degenerate further when the latter discovers that James Conroy, the man who had previously deserted her, is in fact Mrs. Gorman's son-in-law.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    7

  • Cast Size Female

    4

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Larry Conroy Frank Dermody
James Conroy Wm. Van Craen
Paddy Phelan Art O'Murnaghan
Maggie Kavanagh Florence Morrison
Mrs. Gorman Dorothy Casey
Biddy Phelan Sydney Jameson
Bride Betty Chancellor
Hannah Conroy Meriel Moore
Sam Kavanagh William Sherwood
Thady Behan Brendan O'Rourke
Michael Gorman R.G. Hennessy
Production Team  
Director Hilton Edwards
Settings by Micheál Mac Liammóir
Stage Manager Art O'Murnaghan
Wardrobe Mistress Christina Keely
Chief Electrician Michael Dunne
Carpenter Michael Lambert

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SOURCE OF INFORMATION

The information for this entry was taken from the original production programme.