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Mountain Post

A Play in Three Acts


  • Playwright

    George Shiels 

  • Setting

    The house of Enoch Brown in the present day.

  • Synopsis

    Captain Hoggett, through his agent, schemes to increase his land holdings by attempting to dispossess a long-standing tenant.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts


  • Cast Size Male


  • Cast Size Female


Original Production

Original Cast  
Jean Brown Margaret D'Arcy
Robert Magellan Robert Dempster
Albert Magellan James Young
Ivor Joseph Tomelty
Mr. Jordan John F. Tyrone
Grace Brown Elizabeth Begley
Enoch Brown R.H. MacCandless
Joseph Parrit Harold Goldblatt
Maton Patrick Magee
Thomas Brown Maurice O'Callaghan
Fanny Elizabeth McKeown
Production Team  
General Manager Joseph Tomelty
Production by R.H. MacCandless
Chief Electrician Dan O'Connell (1)
Records and Reproduction W. Erskine Mayne

Unpublished Scripts

  • Contact

    Theatre and Performing Arts Archive of Northern Ireland

  • Address

    The Linen Hall Library, 17 Donegall Square North
    Belfast BT1 5GB
    Northern Ireland

Rights Information

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Colin Smythe Ltd.

  • Address

    P. O. Box 6, Gerrards Cross
    SL9 8XA

  • Phone

    +44 (0) 1753 886000

  • Email


Source Of Information

Information for this entry was taken from the original production programme, press cuttings, and the Theatre and Performing Arts Archive of the Linen Hall Library, Belfast.