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The Lost Leader


  • Drámadóir

    Lennox Robinson 

  • Suíomh

    The smoking room of the hotel, Poulmore, and the standing stones on Knockpatrick. The period of the play is 1918 and the action takes place during the late afternoon of a day in October, 1917, and during the afternoon and evening of the following day.

  • Achoimre

    The possible resurrection or rediscovery of Charles Stewart Parnell in the persona of another man leads to an examination of the contemporary political and moral life of the nation.

  • Cinéal Dráma

    Drámaí Ginearálta

    Líon na Míreanna

    Dráma Fada

  • Méid na Fóirne ( Fireann)


  • Méid na Fóirne (Baineann)


  • Eolas Faoin bhFoireann

    There are also 'Other men' of indeterminate number played by the cast.

Céad Léiriú

Foireann An Chéad Léirithe  
Mary Lenihan May Craig
Frank Ormsby Louis O'Connor
Dr James Powell-Harper W Earle Grey
Major White JP Fred Harford
Lucius Lenihan Fred O'Donovan (1)
James Clancy Hubert Maguire
Michael O'Connor Brian Herbert
Peter Cooney JP Peter Nolan
Tomas Houlihan Arthur Shields
Kate Buckley Maureen Delaney
Augustus Smith Eric Gorman
Long John Flavin Maurice Esmonde
Foireann Léirithe  
Léirithe ag Fred O'Donovan (1)

Scripteanna Foilsithe

  • Teideal

    The lost leader : a play in three acts / by Lennox Robinson

  • Bliain


  • Foilsithe ag

    The Eigeas Press

  • Seoladh

    Republic of Ireland

Eolas Faoi Chearta

  • Críoch

    All Territories

  • Cinéal Cearta

    All Rights

  • Teagmháil

    The Abbey Theatre Archive

  • Seoladh

    Abbey and Peacock Theatres
    26 Lower Abbey Street
    Dublin 1
    Republic of Ireland

  • Guthán

    00 353 1 887 2200

  • Ríomhphost

  • Suíomh Idirlín

Foinse Eolais

The information for this entry was taken from the original production programme and from press cuttings.