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Bedmates

A Comedy in One Act

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    George Shiels 

  • Synopsis

    A battle of wits between a London trickster and an Irish simpleton, both determined to procure the last remaining bed in Molly Swan's lodging house.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

  • Number Of Acts

    One Act

  • Cast Size Male

    3

  • Cast Size Female

    1

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Bertie Smith Michael J. Dolan
Pius Kelly Barry Fitzgerald
Andrew Riddle Tony Quinn (1)
Molly Swan Maureen Delany

UNPUBLISHED SCRIPTS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

    Colin Smythe Ltd.

  • Address

    P. O. Box 6, Gerrards Cross
    Buckinghamshire
    SL9 8XA
    England

  • Phone

    +44 (0) 1753 886000

  • Email

    cs@colinsmythe.co.uk

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