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Gale Day


  • Playwright

    Eugene McCabe 

  • Notes

    Gale Day was presented alongside 'Pull Down a Horseman' (first produced in 1966) as part of the Pearse Centenary celebrations.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    One Act

  • Cast Size Male


  • Cast Size Female


Original Production

Original Cast  
Margaret Pearse Máire Hastings
Willy as a boy Andrew Fitzpatrick
Patrick as a boy Peter Fowler
Maggie Brady Maura O'Sullivan
Fr. Pius Devine Dermot Tuohy
Mary Hayden Maire O'Neill (2)
James Pearse Desmond Perry
Brother Maunsell Micheál Ó hAonghusa
General Blackladder Edward Golden
Judge Edward Golden
Plumber Bob Carlile
Henry Pearse Ray McAnally
Countryman Peadar Lamb
Patrick Pearse Des Cave
Willie Pearse Barry McGovern
Sergeant Gill Pat Laffan
Margaret Laura Maginn
Production Team  
Director Art Ó Briain
Designer Eddie Doyle(1)
Lighting Tony Wakefield
Sound Jim Colgan
Production Manager Brian Collins
Stage Director Ailish McBride
Stage Manager John Kells
Assistant Stage Manager Peter Gowen
Props Master Stephen Molloy
Set Construction Peter Rose
Wardrobe Supervisor Anne Cave
Wardrobe Assistant Kitty Casey
Wardrobe Assistant Margaret Cross
Wardrobe Assistant Lily Norton

Published Scripts

Unpublished Scripts

Rights Information

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    A.P. Watt Ltd.

  • Address

    20 John Street
    London WC1N 2DR

  • Phone

    + 44 (0)20 7405 6774

  • Email

  • Website

Source Of Information

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