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The Dalers


  • Playwright

    Paddy Cullen 

  • Setting

    Set around Mountjoy Square, Dublin, in 1961.

  • Synopsis

    In this character-driven piece, Cullen provides us with a fierce woman, the Daler - the front woman for a bunch of money lenders - who, with the assistance of her sons, preys mercilessly on the Dublin poor.

  • Play Type

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Original Production

Original Cast  
Rosy Máire Hastings
Hoyer Jack Plant
Katie Yvonne Voigt
Fanta Iris Lawler
Daler Pauline Delany
Flawless Ronnie Drew
Smyth Joe O'Donnell
Joseph John Molloy
Billy Derry Power
Nightingale Aiden Grennell
Ned Des Nealon
Shawly Annie D'Alton
Production Team  
Director Yvonne Voigt
Settings by John Molloy
Manager Christine Longford
Assistant Manager Ann O'Connor
Stage Manager Joe O'Donnell
Assistant Stage Manager Máire Hastings
Wardrobe Joan O'Rourke
Assistant Carpenter Louis Molloy
Chief Electrician Arthur Jones
PR Rosamund Stephens
Carpenter Michael Lambert

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Source Of Information

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