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The Glorious Uncertainty

A Comedy in Three Acts, by Brinsley MacNamara

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Brinsley MacNamara 

  • Setting

    The action passes in the Bar of Cunneen's Hotel, Ballycomoyle.

  • Synopsis

    Gabriel Cunneen is a village hotel and bar-owner whose love of the horses has lost him a lot of money. He and his friends Sam Price and Simon Swords resolve to redeem themselves on the upcoming 'Ballymocoyle Grand National'. His wife however has other ideas.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    7

  • Cast Size Female

    2

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Simon Swords Michael J. Dolan
Susie Cunneen Eileen Crowe
Andy Whelehan F J McCormick
Sam Price Barry Fitzgerald
Montagu Smith-Willoughby Arthur Shields
Mortimer Clyne Peter Nolan
Julia Cunneen Sara Allgood
Sylvester Seery Gabriel J. Fallon
Gabriel Cunneen P.J. Carolan
Production Team  
Musical Director Dr. J.F. Larchet
Produced by Lennox Robinson

PUBLISHED SCRIPTS

  • Title

    The glorious uncertainty; a comedy in three acts by Brinsley MacNamara

  • Year

    1923

  • Published By

    Talbot Press

  • Address

    Dublin
    Republic of Ireland

RIGHTS INFORMATION

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Oliver Weldon

  • Address

    16 Eglinton Wood
    Eglinton Road, Donnybrook
    Dublin 4
    Republic of Ireland

  • Phone

    00 353 1 283 9838

SOURCE OF INFORMATION

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