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The Coiner

A Comedy in One Act

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Bernard Duffy 

  • Setting

    Rural Ireland

  • Synopsis

    A satire about human shortcomings, built up around an entertaining battle of wits between a tinker and a shrewd countrywoman.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    One Act

  • Cast Size Male

    4

  • Cast Size Female

    1

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
John Canatt H E Hutchinson
Police Sergeant Sydney J Morgan
Tom McClipper J M Kerrigan
James Canatt J A O'Rourke
Mrs. Canatt Joan Fitzmaurice
Production Team  
Produced by St. John Greer Ervine

UNPUBLISHED SCRIPTS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.