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Give Me A Bed of Roses


  • Playwright

    John McCann (1) 

  • Synopsis

    In this follow-up to 'Twenty Years A-Wooing' McCann presents us with the Kelly family once again, with Ignatius returning from London and upsetting the balance in the family home.

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Original Production

Original Cast  
Trixie Trevelyan Joan O'Hara
Frankie O'Carolan T.P. McKenna
Alfred Hammersmith Derry Power
Helen O'Kelleghan Angela Newman
Bill Kelly Bill Foley
Terence O'Kellaghan Micheál Ó hAonghusa
Henry Kelly Philip O'Flynn
Ignatius Kelly Vincent Dowling
Annie Kelly Eileen Crowe
Production Team  
Settings by Tomás Mac Anna
Produced by Ria Mooney
Stage Manager Sean Mooney(2)

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Source Of Information

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