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Hubert Murray's Widow


  • Playwright

    Michael Harding 

  • Setting

    Set in Northern Ireland.

  • Synopsis

    In the north of Ireland, a locally respected republican is laid to rest. His widow, Rhoda, a woman who has had various love affairs, unknown to her husband, finds herself brutally short-changed.

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Original Production

Original Cast  
Gene Miche Doherty
Jennifer Pauline McLynn
Boyle Sean Campion
Enda Phelim Drew
Rhoda Gabrielle Reidy
Phelim Birdy Sweeney
Hugh Clive Geraghty
Joe Patrick Dawson
Production Team  
Director Patrick Mason
Designer Monica Frawley
Lighting Designer Tony Wakefield
Costumes Abbey Theatre Wardrobe Department
Sound Dave O'Brien (2)
Design Assistant Karen Weavers
Stage Director Collette Morris
Assistant Stage Manager Catriona Behan
Set Construction Abbey Theatre Workshop

Unpublished Scripts

Rights Information

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Michael Harding

  • Address

    Republic of Ireland

  • Email


Source Of Information

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