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Apollo in Mourne

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    Richard Rowley 

  • Setting

    Scene I: Olympus. Scene II: the road that descends Spelga between the Deer's Meadow and Hilltown. Scene III: The bar of a public house in the Mournes.

  • Synopsis

    Having been expelled by Jove from Olympus for stirring up strife, Apollo ends up at the mountains of Mourne. There, he attracts the attentions of good Samaritan Paddy, and of his lady friend Mary who becomes smitten by his charms. Will she elope with Apollo for a life of passion, or remain with Paddy and their pigs forever?

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    One Act

  • Cast Size Male

    3

  • Cast Size Female

    1

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

Original Cast  
Paddy Soye W.R. Gordon
Mary Blane Olga Fielden
Jove A.S.G. Loxton
Apollo A. Douglas

PUBLISHED SCRIPTS

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.