The play is set in south Leitrim against the backdrop of the Civil War, which ensued as a result of the signing of the Anglo-Irish treaty in 1921. Mary Browne becomes the local curate’s housekeeper and this gives her family ‘a bit of importance’.
Running Time1 Hour 20 Minutes with 15 Minute Interval
Author: Killian McGuinness
Killian McGuinness has directed and acted in many of Corn Mill Theatre productions. He directed Corn Mill’s first Athlone Open All-Ireland winning production ‘Belfry’ in 1998, for which he won Best Director. He played the part of 'Jack' in the Conor McPherson's play 'The Weir' for which he won Best Actor in Athlone in 1994. He won Best Actor in the 1985 Confined All-Ireland, playing the part of 'Sandbach' in M.J. Molloy's play 'The Wood Of The Whispering'. His writing includes; ‘Tom Clarkes One True Love’, the novelty act ‘Taking the Biscuit’, which won the All-Ireland Scór Novelty Act in 1999, for Carrigallen GAA Club. He has also acted with Clooneclare Players and the Gonzo Theatre. He was born in Aughavas and reared in Mullahoran.