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The White Cockade

A Comedy in Three Acts

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Lady Gregory 

  • Setting

    Ireland, 1692 and aftermath

  • Synopsis

    The play centres on King James II's flight after his defeat at the Battle of the Boyne.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    10

  • Cast Size Female

    2

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
2nd Williamite Udolphus Wright
1st Williamite Ambrose Power
King James II Arthur Sinclair
Mary Kelleher Sara Allgood
Patrick Sarsfield W.G. Fay
Matt Kellehar W.G. Fay
A Poor Lady Maire Nic Shiubhlaigh
Owen Kelleher P. MacShiubhlaigh
Carter J.H. Dunne
French Sailor Walter S. Magee
French Sailor Edward Keegan
Williamite Captain M Butler

PUBLISHED SCRIPTS

  • Title

    The White Cockade/by Lady Gregory

  • Year

    1905

  • Published By

    Maunsel

  • Address

    Dublin
    Republic of Ireland

RIGHTS INFORMATION

  • Copyright Expired

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.