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Patriots

A Play in Three Acts

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Lennox Robinson 

  • Synopsis

    The play tells of James Nugent's release after an eighteen-year sentence for a political murder. Much to his dismay, the people of Ireland appear to have lost interest in revolution.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    10

  • Cast Size Female

    3

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Two Young Men Udolphus Wright
Dan Sullivan Philip Guiry
Two Young Men Philip Guiry
James Nugent Fred O'Donovan (1)
Mrs. Sullivan Eileen O'Doherty
Bob Arthur Sinclair
James O'Mahony Sydney J Morgan
Father Kearney J M Kerrigan
Jim Powell J M Kerrigan
Harry J A O'Rourke
Ann Nugent Sara Allgood
Rose Nugent Kathleen Drago
Willie Sullivan Charles Power
Production Team  
Production by Lennox Robinson

UNPUBLISHED SCRIPTS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

  • 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 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.