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The Samaritan

A story in one scene.

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    H.O. Meredith 

  • Setting

    Tom Inglis' flat in London. Present day.

  • Synopsis

    A play about the difficulties of being a Good Samaritan. Tom Inglis seeks to assist Miss Hazeldon, a homeless and starving lady of doubtful reputation. In the process, however, he incurs the wrath of those around him. Should humanity or convention triumph?

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    One Act

  • Cast Size Male

    3

  • Cast Size Female

    4

  • Cast Notes

    7

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Tom Inglis Gerald Curran
Jack Funchal R.L. Northridge
Housekeeper Lilian Macmurray
Miss Hazeldon Mabel Hamilton
Mrs. Mallett Edith Mathews
Ethel Mallett Mona Smallpage
Detective W.S. Nelson
Production Team  
Produced by Margaret Weir

RIGHTS INFORMATION

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SOURCE OF INFORMATION

Information for this entry was taken from the company programme, held at Belfast's Linen Hall Library Theatre Archive, and from press cuttings sourced for this project.