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Tankardstown

A Lot To Be Thankful For

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Christine Longford 

  • Setting

    The Lounge at Tankardstown House Hotel.

  • Synopsis

    A comedy about the Irish nouveau riche, now ready to feed the hungry English, at a price.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    8

  • Cast Size Female

    4

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
A Drunk Alpho O'Reilly
Ferdinand Bull Aiden Grennell
Colonel Remnant Christopher Casson
Michael Manifold Dermot Tuohy
Sean Murphy Milo O'Shea
Mrs. Manifold Joan O'Rourke
Grania Iris Lawler
Paddy O'Hourihane Charles Mitchel
Pandora Legge Gervaise Mathews
Mrs. Remnant Nora O'Mahony
Tom John Welsh
A Drunk Vincent Scally
Production Team  
Settings by Kay Casson
Musician Cathleen Rogers
Musician Dermot Murnaghan
Musician John Ronayne
Produced by John Izon
Manager Lord Longford
Stage Manager Dan O'Connell(2)
Assistant Stage Manager Denis Hoey
Assistant Stage Manager Vincent Scally
Wardrobe Joan O'Rourke
Wardrobe Assistant Gladys Richards
Wardrobe Assistant Maura O'Rourke
Chief Electrician Patrick Long
Secretary Ann O'Connor
Carpenter Michael Lambert
Assistant Secretary Kathleen McLoughlin

PUBLISHED SCRIPTS

  • Title

    Tankardstown

  • Year

    1948

  • Published By

    P.J. Bourke

  • Address

    64 Dame Street
    Dublin 2
    Republic of Ireland

RIGHTS INFORMATION

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Lady Boyd

  • Address

    Ince Castle
    Saltash
    Cornwall
    England

  • Phone

    + 44 (0)1752 842 672

  • Email

    boydince@aol.com

SOURCE OF INFORMATION

Information for this entry was taken from the original production programme, with additional information from No Profit but the Name: The Longfords at the Gate by John Cowell.