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An Chomhairle Ealaíon Playography In English


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Highly Efficient

A Comedy in Four Scenes


  • Drámadóir

    Patricia O'Connor 

  • Suíomh

    The village of Ballydim in Northern Ireland during the early 1940s.

  • Achoimre

    Margaret Henderson is an elementary school teacher in the Northern Ireland public school system, seeking to get her teaching diploma by working at Ballydim. As she struggles through her teaching practice, she encounters several major crises of confidence. These not only test her personally, but also point up searching questions for parents, the community and the education system itself.

  • Cinéal Dráma

    Drámaí Ginearálta

    Líon na Míreanna

    Dráma Fada

  • Méid na Fóirne ( Fireann)


  • Méid na Fóirne (Baineann)


Céad Léiriú

Foireann An Chéad Léirithe  
Mr Andrews R.H. MacCandless
Margaret Henderson Beatrice Duffell
Miss Burke Nora O'Rawe
William Davidson John F. Tyrone
Mary Davidson Jean Lloyd
Mr McFee Joseph Tomelty
Mrs Davidson Jean Barrie
John Scott John Reid
Foireann Léirithe  
W. Erskine Mayne
Bainisteoir Ginerálta Joseph Tomelty
Léirithe ag R.H. MacCandless
Bainisteoir Stáitse Dan Fitzpatrick
Dan O'Connell (1)

Scripteanna Foilsithe

  • Teideal

    Highly Efficient

  • Bliain


  • Foilsithe ag

    The Quota Press

  • Seoladh

    Northern Ireland

Eolas Faoi Chearta

  • Gan Aimsiú

Foinse Eolais

Information for this entry was taken from the published script, and from the original production programme and press cuttings held at the Theatre and Performing Arts Archive of the Linen Hall Library, Belfast.