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Remembered For Ever

A tragi-comedy in three acts by Bernard McGinn


  • Playwright

    Bernard McGinn 

  • Setting

    A room in a tenement in Dublin

  • Synopsis

    A statue is being erected to the memory of a dead patriot of the Black and Tan campaign, but he is still alive and his poor circumstances expose the hypocrisy of the erection committee and the newly independent state.

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Original Production

Original Cast  
O'Keeffe Michael J. Dolan
Miss Sullivan Eileen Crowe
Nora Eithne Dunne
Cassidy Dermot Kelly
Guard Hennessy Fred Johnson
A Figure Gerard Healy
Brian Liam Redmond
Roderick Brosnan Denis O'Dea
Christopher O'Donnell Austin Meldon
Michael Murphy William O'Gorman
Production Team  
Director Frank Dermody
Set Designer Michael Walsh (2)
Produced by Frank Dermody
Stage Manager Udolphus Wright

Published Scripts

  • Title

    Remembered For Ever

  • Published By

    Allen & Unwin

  • Address


Rights Information

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Source Of Information

The information for this entry was taken from the original production programme and Ireland's Abbey Theatre: A History 1899-1951 by Lennox Robinson, with additional information from press cuttings of the time.