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Winter Wedding


  • Playwright

    Tomás Mac Anna 

  • Setting

    Set in a Public House in County Donegal.

  • Synopsis

    Set in County Donegal. A man uses his wife's easygoing father who works as a customs officer to smuggle illegal goods across the border causing frictions within the family.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

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  • Cast Size Male


  • Cast Size Female


Original Production

Original Cast  
Various Characters Joan O'Hara
Dominic McGreal Philip O'Flynn
Minnie Mac Dara Marie Kean
Various Characters Pat Layde
Various Characters Tom Irwin
Mrs. Gilday Brid Lynch
Miranda O'Shea Doreen Madden
Gerry Gilday Vincent Dowling
Biddy McGreal Eithne Lydon
Various Characters Roibeird Mac Comaidh
Various Characters Brian Phelan
Various Characters Charles Carey
John Hamilton Micheál Ó hAonghusa
Mealy Mafferty Micheál Ó Briain
The Red Man T.P. McKenna
Various Characters Peadar Lamb
The Ragger Dawe Derry Power
Muireagan Mac Dara Ray McAnally
Various Characters Angela Newman
Various Characters Aideen O'Kelly
Jane Anne Mac Dara Máire Ní Dhomhnaill
Jamsey Finn Harry Brogan
Various Characters Bill Foley
Barry O'Bannion Edward Golden
Fr. McGarry Geoff Golden
Various Characters Morgan Redmond
Production Team  
Settings by Tomás Mac Anna
Produced by Frank Dermody
Stage Manager Sean Mooney(2)

Unpublished Scripts

  • Contact

    National Library of Ireland (Manuscripts Department)

  • Address

    Kildare Street
    Dublin 2
    Republic of Ireland

  • Phone

    +353 1 6030200

  • Email


  • Website


Rights Information

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Tomás MacAnna

  • Address

    C/O The Abbey Theatre
    26 Lower Abbey Street,
    Dublin 1
    Republic of Ireland

  • Phone

    + 353 (0)1 887 2200

  • Website


Source Of Information

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