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A Comedy in Four Acts by J.K. Montgomery

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    J.K. Montgomery 

  • Setting

    The action throughout takes place in the living-room of the Norton's home at Straidmuir, Co. Antrim.

  • Synopsis

    Comedy about three brothers who have to run the village shop together, all the while battling their vicious, resentful mother.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    5

  • Cast Size Female

    4

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
James Petticrew Cyril Cusack
Ellen Soutar Ria Mooney
Nathaniel Norton Michael J. Dolan
Nancy Petticrew Eileen Crowe
Mrs. Norton Maureen Delaney
Adam Meek W. O'Gorman
Joshua Norton F J McCormick
Tom Norton Denis O'Dea
Janet Duff Frollie Mulhern
Production Team  
Settings by Anne Yeats
Musical Director F.M. May
Produced by Louis d'Alton

UNPUBLISHED SCRIPTS

  • Contact

    National Library of Ireland (Manuscripts Department)

  • Address

    Kildare Street
    Dublin 2
    Republic of Ireland

  • Phone

    +353 1 6030200

  • Email

    info@nli.ie

  • Website

    www.nli.ie

RIGHTS INFORMATION

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SOURCE OF INFORMATION

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