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Who Saw Her Die?

A Comedy in Three Acts


  • Playwright

    Patricia O'Connor 

  • Setting

    Mrs. Grey's drawing room on Christmas Eve between 6pm and 8.30pm. The action of the play is continuous.

  • Synopsis

    A light-hearted Belfast murder-mystery in which Mrs Grey, an immobile widow, has been found dead, and suspects with a possible motive range from her three daughters, to their husbands, and the family servant. The family Christmas get-together is transformed into an investigation, until the real story of Mrs Grey's death is discovered.

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Original Production

Original Cast  
Mary Harrow Doreen Hepburn
Madge Lowe Catherine Gibson
Dr. Tom Lowe Maurice O'Callaghan
Sam Harrow Denys Hawthorne
Kate Elizabeth Begley
Mrs. Grey Irene Bingham
Jane Grey Kathleen Feenan
Production Team  
Settings by Dan Fitzpatrick
General Manager Harold Goldblatt
Produced by J.R. Mageean
Stage Director Dan Fitzpatrick
Stage Manager Joan Keenan
Records and Reproduction W. Erskine Mayne
House Manager Maurice O'Callaghan

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Source Of Information

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