A melodramatic play, The Shaughraun
, is a combination of a rollicking farce, a fish-out-of-water comedy and a gentle morality play. The dastardly Corey Kinchela, the forces of the crown and a liberal dose of nineteenth century Fenian politics contrive to keep the various lovers apart. But in the end love will triumph with more than a little help from Conn the Shaughraun and his faithful dog Tatters. The Shaughraun website
.Performers Aidan Kelly, Hugh Lee, Tom McGovern, Eric Barlow, Michael Mackenzie, Jimmy Chisholm, Tony Cownie, Caroline Devlin, Katherine Igoe, Sheila Donald, Fiona Glascott.
Author Dion Boucicault. Company Royal Lyceum Theatre. Director Mark Lambert. Design Geoff Rose. Lighting Jeanine Davies.