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The Big Sweep

A Comedy in Three Acts by M.M. Brennan

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    M.M. Brennan 

  • Setting

    The Living-room of Mrs. Hayden's Boarding House in Dublin.

  • Synopsis

    Mrs. Hayden is an awful harridan who treats her pretty step-daughter Kitty as an unpaid servant. Gerald O'Grady comes to stay at the boarding house and is appalled at the treatment meted out to Kitty. He's skint and as a last throw of the dice, he buys two hospital sweep-stake tickets and makes a present of one of them to Kitty. Guess what happens next in this comedy-romance!

  • Play Type

    Plays General

  • Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    4

  • Cast Size Female

    3

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Pat Burke W. O'Gorman
Miss De Lacy Christine Hayden
Gerald O'Grady Tom Purefoy
Dermot Sullivan Joseph Linnane
Michael Rooney Don Barry
Mrs. Hayden Bel Johnston
Kitty Hayden Dorothy Clement
Production Team  
Musical Director Dr. J.F. Larchet
Produced by Lennox Robinson

PUBLISHED SCRIPTS

  • Title

    The Big Sweep, a play in three acts, by M. M. Brennan.

  • Year

    1933

  • Published By

    Talbot Press

  • Address

    Dublin
    Republic of Ireland

UNPUBLISHED SCRIPTS

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