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The Arts Council Playography Na Gaeilge


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Queens and Emperors


  • Playwright

    Christine Longford 

  • Setting

    A.D. 65 Rome and Jerusalem.

  • Synopsis

    Lady Longford fashions a light comedy about the lounging ladies and gentlemen of Roman officialdom, who have nothing to do, but plenty of time to sit around and talk about nothing in particular.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts


  • Cast Notes

    Character listings for this entry are taken from contemporary articles and press cuttings, and are not comprehensive. For this reason it has not been possible to ascertain the play cast size.

Original Production

Original Cast  
Herod Agrippa Hilton Edwards
Titus Micheál Mac Liammóir
Vespasian Edward Lexy
Unspecified Character(s) Art O'Murnaghan
Production Team  
Settings by Micheál Mac Liammóir
Producer Lord Longford

Unpublished Scripts

Rights Information

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Lady Boyd

  • Address

    Ince Castle

  • Phone

    + 44 (0)1752 842 672

  • Email


Source Of Information

The information for this entry was taken from press cuttings.