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The Arts Council Playography Na Gaeilge


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Outlook Unsettled


  • Playwright

    Mary Manning (1) 

  • Setting

    Act 1: The Drawing-room of a house in Trafalgar Square, Monkstown. 1920
    Act 2: The old Abbey Stage on a winter's afternoon. 1925.
    Act 3: Boarding house in Ballyfiungus. 1936.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts


  • Cast Size Male


  • Cast Size Female


  • Cast Notes

    Cast doubling is possible. See original production for details.

Original Production

Original Cast  
Mr. Philip Hepworth Don Foley
Gertie Eileen Reynolds
Maisie Ruth Riddick
Mr. W. B. Yeats Noel Murphy
Miss Ada Hepworth Patricia McMenamin
Miss Beatrice Hepworth Angela Vale
Grace Maureen Ahearne
Michael John Stephenson (2)
Charlie John Stephenson (2)
Gerry Eileen Reynolds
Tasha Martina Stanley
Sean Barlow Don Foley
Joyce Ruth McCabe
Sam Jonathan Sharpe
Miss Nell Hepworth Agnes Bernelle
Miss Sarah Allgood Agnes Bernelle
Mary Mairin Mythen
Tina Martina Stanley
Tiny Martina Stanley
Stagehand Brian Dunne
Production Team  
Director Seamus Newham
Designer Gerard Crosson
Lighting Designer Michael Scott (2)
Costumes Deirdre MacMahon
Set Dresser Sonny Mulligan
Lighting Assistant Michael Felder
Stage Director Eileen Reynolds
Stage Manager Mairin Mythen
Stage Manager Brian Dunne
Stage Manager Antoinette Scully
Stage Manager Brendan Pierce
Stage Manager Anna Scott
Resident Stage Manager Niall Meehan

Unpublished Scripts

Rights Information

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Source Of Information

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