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Cupid Wore Skirts


  • Playwright

    Sam Cree 

  • Setting

    The action takes place in the living room at the rear of Andrew Coulter's antique shop in Belfast.

  • Synopsis

    When a widower advertises for a wife, he finds the respondants are not quite what he imagined.

  • Play Type

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Original Production

Original Cast  
Andrew Coulter J.J. Murphy
Gladys Gilmore Catherine Gibson
Grandad Coulter Maurice O'Callaghan
Isobel Stanfield Leila Webster
Daphne Dunlop Denise McKenna
Harriet Courtney Jill Lemon
Brian Coulter Derek Menary
Ingrid Hanson Sarah Maxwell
Production Team  
Assistant Staging Eileen Merrigan
Assistant Staging Andrew Treagus
Set Designer Leo Donaghey
Governing Director Hubert R. Wilmot
Production by Hubert R. Wilmot
Set Construction Leo Donaghey
Secretary Dorothy M. Wilmot
Business Manager Dorothy M. Wilmot
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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 was drawn from press cuttings, and from the original production programme held at the Theatre and Performing Arts Archive of the Linen Hall Library, Belfast.