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The Round Table

A Comic Tragedy in Three Acts by Lennox Robinson

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Lennox Robinson 

  • Synopsis

    Daisy Drennan has just got engaged and she becomes consumed by the task of engineering the similar pairing off of the rest of her family with results both comic and tragic.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    8

  • Cast Size Female

    9

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Philip Flahive Michael J. Dolan
Miss Williams Williams May Craig
Daisy Drennan Eileen Crowe
De Courcy Drennan Barry Fitzgerald
Two Men Peter Nolan
Tom Breen Tony Quinn (1)
Jonty Drennan Hugh Nagle
Fan Franks Dorothy Lynd
Two Men Gabriel J. Fallon
Christopher Pegum P.J. Carolan
Bee Drennan Eileen O'Kelly
Mrs. Drennan Helena Molony
Miss Pegum Annie Kirby
A Woman Beatrice Elvery
A Railway Porter Patrick Kirwan
Mrs. Pegum Esme Ward
An Elderly Woman Maire Sweeney
Production Team  
Produced by Lennox Robinson

PUBLISHED SCRIPTS

  • Title

    The round table : a comic tragedy in three acts / by Lennox Robinson

  • Year

    1924

  • Published By

    Putnam, G.P.

  • Address

    London
    England

  • 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

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