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  • Playwright

    G.P. Gallivan 

  • Setting

    The Time, the present- the place, somewhere in Europe.

  • Synopsis

    The trickery and wordgames played on Campobasso, a Castro-styled Revolutionary figure, by two hostages, one male/one female form the central basis for this play.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts


  • Cast Size Male


  • Cast Size Female


Original Production

  • Date of First Production

    20 September 1965

  • Production Notes

    Produced by Premier Productions.
  • Producer

    In association with Dublin Theatre Festival

  • Original Venue

  • Venue Notes

    Presented at the Irish Life Theatre, Dublin.

Original Cast  
Madame Aravold Anna Manahan
Paul Fredericks John Franklyn
Sergeant Conor Evans
General Campobasso Derek Young
Bruni Angela Vale
Colonel Hortman Peter Mayock
Heubner Patrick Gardiner
Production Team  
Director Frank J. Bailey
Designer George McFall
Stage Director Mai McFall

Unpublished Scripts

Rights Information

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Source Of Information

Information for this entry was taken from the Stagecast Directory.