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Holiday Spirit


  • Playwright

    John McDonnell 

  • Synopsis

    Kindly Mrs. Patterson runs Seaview Hotel, a Portrush boarding-house, for her sister-in-law Miss Maud. During the height of the holiday season, she has to cope not only with the peculiarities of a variety of guests, but also Miss Maud's attraction towards spiritualism.

  • Play Type

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  • Cast Size Male


  • Cast Size Female


  • Cast Notes


Original Production

Original Cast  
Unspecified Character(s) James Young
Miss Maud Jean Woods
Mrs. Patterson Lucie Young
Unspecified Character(s) Joan Keenan
Unspecified Character(s) Kathleen Feenan
Unspecified Character(s) Jack Hudson
Unspecified Character(s) Joseph Quinn
Unspecified Character(s) Frank Crummey
Unspecified Character(s) Bryan Johnston
Unspecified Character(s) Barbara Andrews
Production Team  
Director James Young
Designer Jack Hudson

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All information for this entry has been taken from contemporary press reviews. As such, cast size should be taken as approximate, and production team details are not comprehensive.