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Lord Edward

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Christine Longford 

  • Setting

    Castletown, March 1798

  • Synopsis

    Historical drama focussing on Lord Edward Fitzgerald's part in the 1798 rebellion as one of the more unlikely leaders of the United Irishmen.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    11

  • Cast Size Female

    5

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Pamela Fitzgerald Cathleen Delany
Major Sirr Dan O'Herlihy
Lord Edward Fitzgerald Ronald Ibbs
Bridget Maureen Halligan
Major O'Kelly Dan O'Connell(2)
Kitty Doris Finn
Lord Henry Fitzgerald Cecil Brock
Lady Sarah Napier Nora O'Mahony
Samuel Neilson Hamlyn Benson
Lord Castlereagh Blake Gifford
Lady Louisa Connolly Vivien Dillon
Thomas Reynolds Michael Ripper
Mr. Thomas Connolly John Biggerstaff
Dr. Armstrong Garnett John Biggerstaff
A footman Peter Ruck
Nicholas Murphy John Reilly (1)
Production Team  
Settings by Carl Bonn
Costume Designer Lord Longford
Musician Gretta Smith
Musician Alice Brough
Musician Annie McNally
Produced by John Izon
Manager Lord Longford
Costume Supervisor Carl Bonn
Secretary Maureen Naish-Gray

PUBLISHED SCRIPTS

  • Title

    Lord Edward

  • Year

    1941

  • Published By

    Hodges, Figgis & Co.

  • Address

    Dublin
    Republic of Ireland

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SOURCE OF INFORMATION

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