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Mr. Jiggins of Jigginstown

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Christine Longford 

  • Synopsis

    The aging Irish Country Squire, Mr. Jiggins, is so eccentric that he alters the shapes of his windows to correspond to his chairs, reads the Koran to his staff after breakfast and believes that when he dies, he'll turn into a fox. His avaricious relatives don't care what he turns into as long as he dies soon.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    4

  • Cast Size Female

    2

  • Cast Notes

    Character listings for this entry are taken from contemporary articles and press cuttings, and are not comprehensive. For this reason it has not been possible to ascertain the play cast size.

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Horatio Jiggins Hilton Edwards
Richard Wilson Micheál Mac Liammóir
Mrs. Georgiana Jiggins Coralie Carmichael
Rev. Samuel Duckworth Edward Lexy
Peter Murray Art O'Murnaghan
Geraldine Jiggins Betty Chancellor
Production Team  
Settings by Micheál Mac Liammóir
Producer Hilton Edwards
Lighting Designer Hilton Edwards

PUBLISHED SCRIPTS

  • Title

    Mr. Jiggins of Jigginstown by Christine Longford

  • Year

    1933

  • Published By

    V. Gollancz, Ltd.,

  • Address

    London
    England

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

The information for this entry was taken from press cuttings.