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  • Playwright

    M.F. Scott 

  • Notes

    Cast/character lists are taken from reviews of the premiere production, and as such should be taken as approximate.

  • Synopsis

    Farmer Flanagan, his wife and family have saved and economised over the years so that one of their sons might join the clergy. He eventually does so and goes on to give several years of service, but dies young. Poverty-stricken,his surviving family pin their hopes on a generious bequest. These hopes come to nothing however,and they finally learn that their priest son has bequeathed his entire estate to charity.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    One Act

  • Cast Size Male


  • Cast Size Female


Original Production

Original Cast  
Mrs. Donovan Marion Crimmins
Kate Mary Crothers
Farmer Flanagan J.M. Harding
Mrs. Flanagan Margaret O'Gorman
Michael Charles K. Ayre
Maggie Harty Kathleen Lawrence
Timothy Tracy Arthur Malcolm
Danny Walter Kennedy
John Francis Dornan

Rights Information

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Source Of Information

Information for this entry has come from reviews of the premiere production, and from Margaret McHenry's 'The Ulster Theatre in Ireland'.