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Cafflin' Johnny


  • Playwright

    Louis d'Alton 

  • Setting

    The action takes place in the parlour behind Seamus Fortune's shop in a small town in Ireland.

  • Synopsis

    Johnny Fortune, a charmer, has returned home after sometime away and this causes friction in the family who have had to pay for Johnny's misdeeds in the past. Nicky, Johnny's cousin is the same as Johnny and wants to follow in his footsteps.

  • Play Type

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Original Production

Original Cast  
Johnny Fortune Ray McAnally
Mrs. Mary Halpin Máire Ní Dhomhnaill
Seamus Fortune Bill Foley
Guard Feery Philip O'Flynn
Liz Marie Kean
Honoria Fortune Brid Lynch
Nicky Fortune Vincent Dowling
Finuala Gogan Eithne Lydon
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.