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The Mountains Look Different


  • Playwright

    Micheál Mac Liammóir 

  • Setting

    A windy corner of high distant hills in Connemara.

  • Synopsis

    Tom Grealish, an innocent of 33, returns to his father's farm with his bride Bairbre. Bairbre has worked as a prostitute in London and Tom's father once visited her.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts


  • Cast Size Male


  • Cast Size Female


Original Production

Original Cast  
A Priest Godfrey Quigley
Tom Grealish Micheál Mac Liammóir
Máire Isobel Couser
Martin Grealish Denis Brennan
Bartley Liam Gannon
Matthew Conroy Seamus Healy
Bairbre Sheila Burrell
Batty Wallace John Battles
Bridin Helena Hughes
Production Team  
Director Hilton Edwards
Set Designer Micheál Mac Liammóir
Lighting Designer Hilton Edwards
Set Construction Carl Bonn

Published Scripts

Rights Information

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Michael Travers

  • Address

    Inch, Annascaul
    Tralee, Co Kerry
    Republic of Ireland

  • Phone

    +353 (0)66 915 8223 | +353 (0)87 947 5256

Source Of Information

The information for this entry was taken from the published script and press cuttings of the time.