The Wednesday Play (1964–1970)

A Crucial Week in the Life of a Grocer's Assistant 

John Joe Moran is pulled between the compulsion to leave his small town in Ireland and the desire to stay.

Director:

James MacTaggart

Writer:

Thomas Murphy

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Cast

Episode cast overview:
T.P. McKenna ... John Joe Moran
Elizabeth Begley Elizabeth Begley ... Mother
Fionnula Flanagan ... Mona
Will Leighton Will Leighton ... Father
Paul Farrell Paul Farrell ... Alec Moran
Dominic Roche Dominic Roche ... Father Daly
Michael Mara Michael Mara ... Mr. Mullins
Pauline Delaney ... Mrs. Mullins (as Pauline Delany)
Dermot Tuohy Dermot Tuohy ... Mr. Brown
Peter Mayock Peter Mayock ... Pakey Garvey
Kitty Fitzgerald Kitty Fitzgerald ... Mrs. Smith
Finnuala O'Shannon Finnuala O'Shannon ... Agnes
Denis McCarthy Denis McCarthy ... Pension officer
David Kelly ... Miko
Charles O'Rourke Charles O'Rourke ... Mr. Sweeney
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Storyline

John Joe Moran is pulled between the compulsion to leave his small town in Ireland and the desire to stay.

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Genres:

Drama

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Details

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 March 1967 (UK) See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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