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Separate Beds

A new Ulster comedy


  • Playwright

    Sam Cree 

  • Setting

    The action of the play takes place in the lounge of the home of Arthur Marshall.

  • Synopsis

    A comedy in which, the night before the wedding of the only daughter of the Marshall house, her mother arrives back after an absence of three years, with some unexpected results.

  • Play Type

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Original Production

Original Cast  
Judy Marshall Stella McCusker
Madge Wilson Roma Tomelty
Clare Marshall Doreen Hepburn
Arthur Marshall Maurice O'Callaghan
Sarah Rea Sheila McGibbon
Ivy Leila Webster
Andy Crawford Arthur Ross
Alan Rea William Walker
Rev. Matthew Gribble Charles Armstrong
Production Team  
Assistant Staging Marianne Crosslé
Assistant Staging Paul Evans
Decor by John C. Burke
Governing Director Hubert R. Wilmot
Production by Hubert R. Wilmot
Stage Director John C. Burke
Secretary Dorothy M. Wilmot
Business Manager Dorothy M. Wilmot
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Rights Information

  • Territory

    All Territories

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  • Contact

    Richard Mills

  • Address

    258 Belvoir Drive,
    BT8 7DU
    Northern Ireland

  • Phone

    +44 (0)78 08583175

  • Email

  • Territory

    All Territories

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  • Contact

    Drama League of Ireland

  • Address

    Mill Theatre
    Dundrum Town Centre
    Dundrum, Dublin 16
    Republic of Ireland

  • Phone

    +353 (0)1 2969343

  • Email

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Source Of Information

Information for this entry has come from press cuttings, and from the original production programme held at the Theatre and Performing Arts Archive of the Linen Hall Library, Belfast.