The action of the play takes place over a summer weekend, at Mount Oliphant, a country house in Ireland.
A comedy about the fashionable country set whose opinions about themselves and others are exposed by the reading of a personal diary of the 'colossal bore' Bobbie Prendergast. All of them, Bobbie included, are desperate to make a favourable impression on John Bateson, a famous stage producer, but he in turn has no interest at all in being used to further their careers, but considerably more interest in the pursuit of love.
25 May 1937
Furniture by Edward Carroll & Co., Bachelor's Walk, Dublin.
Electrical Fittings by General Electric Co., Trinity St., Dublin.
Ladies' Tweeds & Jumpers by the Hand Loom Shop, Dawson St., Dublin.
Pottery & Pictures by the Dublin Art Shop.
Presented by Longford Productions
Gate Theatre/Amharclann an Gheata
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The information for this entry was taken from the original production programme
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