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The Spanish Play


  • Playwright

    Seamus Finnegan 

  • Setting

    Civil War Spain

  • Synopsis

    Two working-class Irishmen, a Catholic and a Protestant, join the international brigades to fight on the Republican side in the Spanish Civil War.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    One Act

  • Cast Size Male


  • Cast Size Female


  • Cast Notes

    Minor parts played by the cast and members of the London Contemporary School of Dance

Original Production

  • Date of First Production

    January 1986

  • Producer

  • Original Venue

    The Place

Original Cast  
Jimmy Robinson Toby Byrne
Tommy Reid Michael McKnight
Father O'Neill Jim Millea
Billy Robinson Mike Dowling
Felicity Smythe Sarah Martin
Sammy Cohen Steve Simmonds
Catalonian Peasant Mercedes Dalmases
Maria Norma Cohen
Production Team  
Director Julia Pascal

Published Scripts

Rights Information

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Micheline Steinberg Associates

  • Address

    Studio 315 ScreenWorks, 22 Highbury Grove
    London N5 2ER

  • Phone

    +44 (0)20 3214 8292

  • Email


  • Website


Source Of Information

Information here comes from published script.