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Spring Meeting


  • Playwright

    M.J. Farrell  John Perry 

  • Setting

    London, 1930s

  • Synopsis

    Money and class are central concerns in Spring Meeting, where Sir Richard's meanness and snobbishness - rejecting a working-class Catholic as a suitable son-in-law - prevents his daughters from marrying until he is outfoxed at cards by the aptly named Tiny Fox-Collier.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts


Original Production

  • Date of First Production

  • Producer

  • Original Venue

    Gaiety Theatre

  • Venue Notes

    Irish premiere in 1939. UK premiere at Piccadilly Theatre, London, in 1938.

Original Cast  

Rights Information

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    David Higham Associates Limited

  • Address

    5-8 Lower John Street, Golden Square,
    London W1F 9HA

  • Phone

    44 - 20 - 7437 7888

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