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Glory Be!


  • Playwright

    Fergus Linehan (1) 

  • Setting

    Set in various locations around Dublin in the present(1961).

  • Play Type

    Musical Theatre

    Number Of Acts


  • Cast Size Male


  • Cast Size Female


Original Production

Original Cast  
Damon O'Bray Aiden Grennell
Flower Seller Lelia Doolan
Piper Best Milo O'Shea
Student Éamon Brennan
Mr. Murphy Éamon Brennan
Gentleman of the Press Éamon Brennan
Miss Kimberly Iris Lawler
Oisín James Donnelly
Guard James Donnelly
Dr. Robert Dyghsect James Donnelly
Marion Barbara McCaughey
Lady of the Press Barbara McCaughey
Miss Frances Mary Sturgeon Barbara McCaughey
Wife of English Tourist Barbara McCaughey
Mrs. Risteard Shickley Lelia Doolan
Bob O'Daub Derek Young
Tom Murphy Gerry Sullivan
Juliet Rosaleen Linehan
Mr. Raphael Pryor Derry Power
English Tourist Derry Power
Rodney Derry Power
Charles Fitzsimmons-O'Connor David Kelly (2)
Street Musician David Kelly (2)
Newsvendor Gerry Alexander
Mr. Michael Meeaw Gerry Alexander
Pat Frame Frank Kelly
Patrick Mudley Frank Kelly
Canon McWorthy John Molloy
Theobald Wolfe Tone Williams John Molloy
Mr. Podge Bleating John Molloy
Maureen Dyghsect Patricia Cahill
Production Team  
Director Michael Garvey
Choreographer Patricia Ryan
Music by Aideen Kinlen
Music by Paddy Murray
Musical Director Jack Gregory
Assistant Choreographer Ester O'Brolchain
Company Manager Michael O'Donoghue
Stage Manager Monica Brophy
Assistant Stage Manager R. Ní Mhuirithe
Assistant Stage Manager Anthony Hone
Set Construction Liam Briarty
Set Painter Carey Clark
Set Painter John Ryan(4)
Set Painter Eddie Doyle(1)
Wardrobe Mistress Eileen Colgan
Wardrobe Assistant Margaret Fitzgerald
Chief Electrician Tom Connor
PR Frankie Byrne

Unpublished Scripts

  • Contact

    Fergus Linehan

  • Address

    19 Anglesea Avenue
    Co. Dublin
    Republic of Ireland

Rights Information

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Fergus Linehan

  • Address

    19 Anglesea Avenue
    Co. Dublin
    Republic of Ireland

Source Of Information

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