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The Plough-Lifters

A New Comedy in Two Acts


  • Playwright

    John Guinan 

  • Synopsis

    A tale of underhand dealing and deceit, set in the Irish countryside.

  • Play Type

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Original Production

Original Cast  
Performer Kathleen Murphy
Performer Arthur Shields
Performer Fred O'Donovan (1)
Performer Arthur Sinclair
Performer Sydney J Morgan
Performer J M Kerrigan
Performer J A O'Rourke
Performer Nora Desmond
Production Team  
Produced by St. John Greer Ervine

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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.