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Jennifer's Vacation


  • Playwright

    Robin Glendinning 

  • Setting

    The Belfast home of the Brown family. The action takes places on a Sunday and Monday, Monday being Christmas Eve.

  • Notes

    Jennifer's Vacation was initially presented as a Radio play in July 1981 as part of the BBC's Radio Theatre '81, "which aimed to ally a radio production with a stage production of each play".

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts


  • Cast Size Male


  • Cast Size Female


Original Production

Original Cast  
Aunty K Margaret D'Arcy
Peter Richard Seager
Elizabeth Brown Claire Mullan
John Brown Philip O'Sullivan
Robert Brown Maurie Taylor
Jennifer Brown Mary Kearns
Production Team  
Director Pat Laffan
Designer Alpho O'Reilly
Lighting Designer Albert Cassells
Managing Director Mary Cannon
Technical Director Robert Heade
Director of Productions Hilton Edwards
Stage Director Ann Myler
Assistant Stage Director Valerie Egan
Assistant Stage Director Patrick Chambers
Stage Carpenter Fred West
Stage Carpenter Paul Myler
Wardrobe Mistress Marie Clasby
Chief Electrician Albert Cassells
Chief Electrician Arthur Jones
PR Patricia Turner

Unpublished Scripts

Rights Information

Source Of Information

The information for this entry was taken from the original production programme and promotional flyer.