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The Second Grand Confabulation of Drum Ceat


  • Playwright

    Sydney Bernard Smith 

  • Synopsis

    Drum Ceat I was summoned in 593AD because the poets of Ireland had grown to number one-third of the population and needed to be culled. Nowadays it is academics who clutter the landscape. The Second Grand Confabulation of Drum Ceat is a fantasy satire which offers a critique of phoney academe.

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    Plays General

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  • Cast Size Male


Original Production

Original Cast  
Horse Sydney Bernard Smith
Flannery Conor Maguire
Production Team  
Director Sydney Bernard Smith

Published Scripts

  • Title

    The Second Grand Confabulation of Drum Ceat

  • Year


  • Published By

    Sydney Smith

  • Address

    Available to buy online or to download at www.lulu.com/sydneybernard
    Republic of Ireland

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Unpublished Scripts

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Source Of Information

The information for this entry was taken from the 1989 Dublin Theatre Festival programme.