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An Apple a Day


  • Playwright

    John McDonnell 

  • Synopsis

    Dr. John Eakins, an old-school doctor is losing business to competition from a modern new surgery. Spirited assistant Andy Adams, son of the former Eakins housekeeper, would-be doctor, and experienced luxury liner sick-berth attendant, arrives and helps to save the practice.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

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  • Cast Size Male


  • Cast Size Female


  • Cast Notes


Original Production

Original Cast  
Andy Adams James Young
Unspecified Character(s) Lucie Young
Unspecified Character(s) Jean Lundy
Dr. Paul Lyons Jack Hudson
Dr. John Eakins Joseph Quinn
Unspecified Character(s) Frank Crummey
Unspecified Character(s) Molly Holmes
Unspecified Character(s) Nan McGuigan
Unspecified Character(s) Nora McCarthy
Unspecified Character(s) Rose Smith
Production Team  
Designer Jack Hudson
Lyrics by John Knipe
Music by James Young
Music Arranged by Derek Marsden
Production by James Young
Set Construction Jack Hudson
Vocals Sheelagh Ward
Music performed by Derek Marsden

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