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Gone Tomorrow


  • Playwright

    Tom Coffey 

  • Setting

    Set in a small town in Ireland in the present(1965).

  • Synopsis

    Life in small town Ireland is examined here touching on most aspects of provincial Ireland; the frustrations of the young, the lack of social conscience, the viciousness of the gossips and the sheer degradation that poverty can bring.

  • Play Type

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  • Cast Notes

    Children and townspeople in the original production were played by members of the Associated Arts Academy.

Original Production

Original Cast  
Neil Dunne Jim Norton
Twilight Mike Nolan(2)
Various Characters Catherine Walshe
Various Characters Tony Kelly (1)
Various Characters Margaret Earley
Various Characters Ann Kavanagh
Various Characters Ann Keogh
Various Characters Evelyn Grant
Various Characters Brid Grant
Various Characters Tom Sheedy
Various Characters Edward Carew
Various Characters Richard Mooney
Various Characters John McDonald
Captain Cecil Sheridan
Maisie Collins Elizabeth Davis
Stephen Dunne Kevin Flood
Mrs. Fallon May Cluskey
Sean Molloy Maurie Taylor
Queenie Áine Ní Mhuirí
Margaret Dunne Beryl Fagan
Mrs. Collins Eileen Lemass
Spider Tony Hayes
Dr. Tom Molloy James Neylin
Martin Donnelly Seamus Healy
Spawgs Eamon Keane
Various Characters Donal Irwin
Jack Fallon Michael Ryan
Various Characters Paul Doyle
Production Team  
Director Barry Cassin
Settings by Tomás Mac Anna
Manager Brian Tobin
Assistant Manager Ann O'Connor
Stage Director Gladys Sheehan
Stage Manager Tony Hayes
Assistant Stage Manager Veronica Murray
Assistant Stage Manager Emmet Bergin
Assistant Carpenter Louis Molloy
Chief Electrician Arthur Jones
PR Dahna Davis
Carpenter Michael Lambert
Company Artistic Director Phyllis Ryan

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Source Of Information

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