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A Tale After School


  • Playwright

    James Douglas 

  • Setting

    A side-street Pub in Donnybrook, Dublin, one afternoon in early Autumn.

  • Notes

    Presented alongside 'Part of the Main' by Grace Butt.

  • Synopsis

    A savage commentary on adult memories of schooldays. When in school, Tony and Flor, as two repressed homosexuals, had a very strong relationship. Years after leaving school, they meet and confront each other about their relationship

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    One Act

  • Cast Size Male



  • Date of First Production

    29 September 1969

  • Production Notes

    Presented in association with Amalgamated Artists, in a seson composed of three O. Z. Whitehead prizewinning one act plays.

  • Producer

  • Original Venue

    Eblana Theatre

Original Cast  
Flor Corcoran Des Nealon
Vin Derry Power
Tony Robert Carrickford
Jer Clem Davis
Production Team  
Director Frank J. Bailey
Designer George Gavan Duffy
Administrative Director Marilyn Crawley
Head of Production David Byrne(2)
PA to Director John Cooke
Administration Assistant Mary Martin
Administration Assistant Liam Ledwidge
Stage Manager John McGuigan
Stage Manager John Cooke
Assistant Stage Manager Roseanne Furlong
Chief Electrician Paddy Scanlon
Graphic Design Dara O'Lochlainn
Production Photography Pat Monaghan(2)


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Information for this entry was taken from the original production programme.