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The Mine Land

A Comedy in Three Acts

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    J. Connolly 

  • Setting

    Rural County Antrim

  • Synopsis

    Three geologists visit Matta Lynn's land in their search for treasure, and Matta uses this as an excuse to sell his land at an inflated price to his old enemy Lindell. What could possibly go wrong?

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    8

  • Cast Size Female

    2

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Barney O'Hara Philip Guiry
Annie McKendry Eithne Magee
Geologist H E Hutchinson
Matta Lynn Sydney J Morgan
Charlie McCrea Sean Connolly
Jane Lynn Una O'Connor
Alec Liddell Farrell Pelly
Geologist Chas Power
Geologist Geo. St. John
Production Team  
Produced 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UNPUBLISHED SCRIPTS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

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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.