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Women Without Men


  • Playwright

    Hazel Ellis 

  • Setting

    The action of the play takes place in the Teachers' Sitting-room at Malyn Park Private School.

  • Synopsis

    Jean Wade is a young teacher new to Malyn Park private school. From the beginning, she clashes with her elder colleagues, especially the overbearing Miss Connor. When this lady's life-work and prospective literary masterpiece is found in tatters in her drawer, Jean is accused of the crime.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts


  • Cast Size Female


Original Production

Original Cast  
Phyllis Conway Sally Travers
Miss Margaret Willoughby Evelyn Lund
Peggy Summers Peggy Cummins
Mrs. Hubbert Grace Crotty
Miss Ruby Ridgeway Jean St. Claire
Mrs. Newcome Truda Barling
Dorothy Benson Máirín Hayes
Miss Connor May Carey
Mademoiselle Henriette Vernier Meriel Moore
Miss Jean Wade Mary Maloney
Production Team  
Director Hilton Edwards
Settings by Molly McEwen
Musician Margaret McNamee
Musician Bay Jellett
Musician Gretta Smith
Stage Manager Cecil Monson
Assistant Stage Manager Máirín Hayes
Assistant Stage Manager Gerard Healy
Assistant Stage Manager Brian Coote
Stage Carpenter Frank Caffrey (1)
Wardrobe Mistress Christina Keely
Chief Electrician Frank McEnhill

Unpublished Scripts

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Source Of Information

The information for this entry was taken from the original production programme.