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North City Traffic Straight Ahead


  • Playwright

    James Douglas 

  • Synopsis

    The story of Harry Hopkins who runs a small Dublin press agency and the events that bring him to recognise the dimensions of his wife's love and his retreat back to his defensive shell.

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Original Production

  • Date of First Production

    September 1961

  • Producer

  • Original Venue

    Gaiety Theatre

Original Cast  
Wife Anna Manahan
Donal Tony Doyle
Harry Hopkins Leonard Rossiter
Production Team  
Director Alan Simpson

Published Scripts

  • Title

    North City Traffic Straight Ahead

  • Year


  • Published By

    Proscenium Press

  • Address

    Newark, Delaware

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Source Of Information

The information in this entry has been sourced from contemporary press cuttings.