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Wedding Fever

A New Ulster Comedy


  • Playwright

    Sam Cree 

  • Setting

    The living room of the Galbraith family, in the Donegall Road district of Belfast.

  • Notes

    This production ran from 28 September 1960 to 6 July 1961.

  • Synopsis

    A comedy following the course of an engagement through to a wedding day, taking in a strike and a major operation along the way.

  • Play Type

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  • Cast Notes


Original Production

Original Cast  
Willie Beattie John F. Tyrone
Alex. Galbrath James Young
Patrick Hall John McDade
Mary Hall Sheila Crawford
Emily Beattie Jean Lundy
Dennis Hall Hugh Swandell
Myra Galbrath May Diver
Hirum P. Dingleheifer Jack Hudson
Sadie Galbrath Melda Davey
Davy Galbrath Leonard McNeill
Kathleen Brownlee Molly Holmes
Doctor Jack Maxwell
Georgina Della Beck
Production Team  
Director James Young
Special Lyric by John Knipe
Joint Managing Director James Young
Joint Managing Director Jack Hudson
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Rights Information

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type


  • Contact

    Richard Mills

  • Address

    258 Belvoir Drive,
    BT8 7DU
    Northern Ireland

  • Phone

    +44 (0)78 08583175

  • Email


  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type


  • Contact

    Drama League of Ireland

  • Address

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

  • Phone

    +353 (0)1 2969343

  • Email


  • Website


Source Of Information

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