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Professor Tim

A Comedy in Three Acts by George Shiels

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    George Shiels 

  • Setting

    John Scally's Kitchen O'Cahan's Dining-Room The action of the play takes place on the same day.

  • Synopsis

    A romantic comedy. Hugh O'Cahan is in dire financial straits and has to sell the family home. James Kilroy, a rich farmer,wants to buy it and match his boorish son to O'Cahan's sweetheart, Peggy Scally. Peggy's mother is all for her marrying into security with the Kilroys, but strong forces are ranged against the young lovers.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    7

  • Cast Size Female

    4

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
John Scally Eric Gorman
Peggy Scally Eileen Crowe
Moll Flannagan Maureen Delaney
Professor Tim F J McCormick
Mrs. Kilroy Christine Hayden
Joseph Kilroy Barry Fitzgerald
Paddy Kinney Arthur Shields
James Kilroy Peter Nolan
Mrs. Scally Sara Allgood
Mr. Allison John Stephenson (1)
Hugh O'Cahan P.J. Carolan
Production Team  
Musical Director Dr. J.F. Larchet
Produced by Michael J. Dolan
Company Manager Michael J. Dolan
Stage Manager F J McCormick

PUBLISHED SCRIPTS

RIGHTS INFORMATION

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Colin Smythe Ltd.

  • Address

    P. O. Box 6, Gerrards Cross
    Buckinghamshire
    SL9 8XA
    England

  • Phone

    +44 (0) 1753 886000

  • Email

    cs@colinsmythe.co.uk

SOURCE OF INFORMATION

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