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The Long Road to Garranbraher

A Play in One Act by J. Bernard McCarthy

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    J. Bernard MacCarthy 

  • Setting

    Interior of the Hanley's Cottage, Inchawaun Point

  • Synopsis

    An old retired sea captain who lives in his beloved cottage on the coast has large debts and is forced to move inland to live with his son-in-law. They are just in the process of selling off the furniture when his son Dan comes in with a dubious story of having been made a present of twp hundred pounds, money that might allow his father to keep his cottage...

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    One Act

  • Cast Size Male

    7

  • Cast Size Female

    4

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Captain Peter Hanley Michael J. Dolan
Maura Mulligan May Craig
Dan F J McCormick
Mrs. O'Brien Christine Hayden
Marcus Coyle Tony Quinn (1)
Seumas Doran P.J. Carolan
Jude Eileen O'Kelly
Production Team  
Musical Director Dr. J.F. Larchet
Company Manager Lennox Robinson

PUBLISHED SCRIPTS

  • Title

    The Long Road to Garranbraher/ A Play in One Act by J. Bernard McCarthy

  • Year

    1928

  • Published By

    M H Gill and Son Ltd

  • Address

    Republic of Ireland

RIGHTS INFORMATION

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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.