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The Arts Council Playography Na Gaeilge


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The Spoiling of Wilson

A Play in One Act


  • Playwright

    R J Purcell 

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    One Act

  • Cast Size Male


  • Cast Size Female


Original Production

Original Cast  
Henry Wilson Eric Gorman
Policeman Arthur Shields
Sir Richard Steele Peter Nolan
Miss Flora Devine Irene Kelly
Thomas Costello Fred O'Donovan (1)
Crissie Carney Dorothy Lynd
Annie Costello Maureen Delany
Carman P McDonald
Production Team  
Musical Director Dr. J.F. Larchet
Produced by Fred O'Donovan (1)

Unpublished Scripts

  • Contact

    National Library of Ireland (Manuscripts Department)

  • Address

    Kildare Street
    Dublin 2
    Republic of Ireland

  • Phone

    +353 1 6030200

  • Email


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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.