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A Title for Buxey


  • Playwright

    Cecil Cree 

  • Setting

    McDowell's kitchen.

  • Synopsis

    A play portraying two days in the life of wise boxing manager Buxey McDowell, during which a rival manager tries to tempt one of his best fighters away.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

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Original Production

Original Cast  
Vera Couser Margaret D'Arcy
Larry Matier Maurice O'Callaghan
Mr. Gowdy Harold Goldblatt
Clutie Cadoo R.H. MacCandless
Minnie McDowell Elizabeth Begley
Sammy (Buxey) McDowell John F. Tyrone
Natty Couser Joseph Tomelty
Percy Todd James Young
Jimmy Beasant Jack O'Malley
Lily Thompson Peggy Neilly
Production Team  
Settings by Dan Fitzpatrick
General Manager Joseph Tomelty
Produced by J.R. Mageean
Stage Manager Dan Fitzpatrick
Chief Electrician Dan O'Connell (1)
Records and Reproduction W. Erskine Mayne

Published Scripts

  • Title

    Group Plays 1:Seven Comedies/ edited and introduced by Hugh Odling-Smee

  • Year


  • Published By

    Lagan Press

  • Address

    7 Lower Crescent
    Belfast BT7 1NR
    Co. Antrim
    Northern Ireland

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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.