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OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Lennox Robinson 

  • Setting

    The Barnado family home

  • Synopsis

    Peter Brandon and Maggie Barnado are engaged to be married. When Maggie is bowled over by the arrival of a dashing stranger,however, the distraught Peter commits suicide.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    4

  • Cast Size Female

    4

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Mrs. Brandon May Craig
Mrs. Barnado Maureen Delaney
Mr. Barnado Barry Fitzgerald
Peter Brandon Arthur Shields
Charlie Brandon Tony Quinn (1)
Maggie Barnado Sara Allgood
Tom Hughes P.J. Carolan
Mrs. Chambers Joan Sullivan
Production Team  
Musical Director Dr. J.F. Larchet
Produced by Lennox Robinson
Stage Manager F J McCormick

PUBLISHED SCRIPTS

  • Title

    Plays by Lennox Robinson.

  • Year

    1928

  • Published By

    Macmillan and Co.

  • Address

    London
    England

RIGHTS INFORMATION

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Abbey Theatre/Amharclann na Mainistreach

  • Address

    26 Lower Abbey Street
    Dublin 1
    Co. Dublin
    Republic of Ireland

  • Phone

    + 353 (0)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 Ireland's Abbey Theatre: A History 1899-1951 by Lennox Robinson, with additional information from press cuttings of the time.