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The New Gossoon

A Comedy in Three Acts, by George Shiels

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    George Shiels 

  • Setting

    The action takes place in Cary's kitchen and occurs on the same night.

  • Synopsis

    Explores the impact that radio, cinema, and the internal combustion engine had on traditional rural life.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    5

  • Cast Size Female

    4

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Peter Cary Michael J. Dolan
Sally Hamil Eileen Crowe
Ellen Cary Maureen Delaney
Rabit Hamil F J McCormick
Luke Cary Denis O'Dea
John Henly Arthur Shields
Biddy Henly Shelah Richards
Ned Shay P.J. Carolan
Mag Kehoe Frollie Mulhern
Production Team  
Musical Director Dr. J.F. Larchet
Produced by Arthur Shields

PUBLISHED SCRIPTS

  • Title

    Three plays: Professor Tim; Paul Twyning; The new gossoon. By George Shiels

  • Year

    1945

  • Published By

    Macmillan and Co.

  • Address

    London
    England

  • Title

    Selected Plays of George Shiels/ Chosen and Introduced by Christopher Murray

  • Year

    2008

  • Published By

    Colin Smythe Ltd.

  • Address

    P.O. Box 6
    Gerrards Cross
    Buckinghamshire SL9 8XA
    England

  • Phone

    + 44 1753 886000

  • Email

    sales@colinsmythe.co.uk

  • Website

    www.colinsmythe.co.uk

  • ISBN

    978-0861401529

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RIGHTS INFORMATION

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Colin Smythe Ltd.

  • Address

    P. O. Box 6, Gerrards Cross
    Buckinghamshire
    SL9 8XA
    England

  • Phone

    +44 (0) 1753 886000

  • Email

    cs@colinsmythe.co.uk

SOURCE OF INFORMATION

The information for this entry was taken from the original production programme