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The Moment Next to Nothing


  • Playwright

    Austin Clarke 

  • Setting

    Ireland at the time of Saint Patrick.

  • Synopsis

    Based on part of a medieval Irish tale, Altram Tige Dá Medar, which is about the struggle between two gods over a goddess.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts


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  • Cast Notes

    Uncredited cast members played parts of the Search Party.

Original Production

  • Date of First Production

    January 1958

  • Producer

  • Original Venue

    Players Theatre

Original Cast  
Eithne Eve Watkinson
Ceasán Pat Nolan(2)
Production Team  
Settings by Anne Yeats
Produced by Evelyn Mac Neice

Published Scripts

  • Title

    Austin Clarke : Collected Plays

  • Year


  • Published By

    Dolmen Press

  • Address

    Republic of Ireland

Rights Information

  • Not Found

Source Of Information

Information for this entry was taken from the published playscript.