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The Far-Off Hills

A Comedy in Three Acts

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Lennox Robinson 

  • Setting

    The first and third Acts take place in the Clancy's dining-room, the second Act in the girls' - Ducky's and Pet's - bedroom.

  • Synopsis

    Comedy about a widower and his three daughters all experiencing the highs and lows of love. The eldest daughter is all set to become a nun, but is waiting for her father to have a cataract operation. Meanwhile both are subject to romantic advances.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

  • Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    5

  • Cast Size Female

    5

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Dick Delany Michael J. Dolan
Ellen Nolan May Craig
Marian Eileen Crowe
Susie Tynan Maureen Delaney
Harold Mahony F J McCormick
Oliver O'Shaughnessy Barry Fitzgerald
Pierce Hegarty Arthur Shields
Anna Shelah Richards
Patrick Clancy P.J. Carolan
Dorothea Kate Curling
Production Team  
Produced by Arthur Shields
Stage Manager P.J. Carolan
Secretary J.H. Perrin

PUBLISHED SCRIPTS

  • Title

    The Far-Off Hills by Lennox Robinson

  • Year

    1970

  • Published By

    Duffy

  • Address

    England

  • RRP

    £8.95

  • ISBN

    0900343109

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RIGHTS INFORMATION

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    The Abbey Theatre Archive

  • Address

    Abbey and Peacock Theatres
    26 Lower Abbey Street
    Dublin 1
    Republic of Ireland

  • Phone

    00 353 1 887 2200

  • Email

    info@abbeytheatre.ie

  • Website

    www.abbeytheatre.ie

SOURCE OF INFORMATION

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