1 - 5 February 1949
The Government Inspector
Nicholai V Gogol
In 1830's Russia, the corrupt officials of a small village bribe a newcomer in the mistaken belief that he is a visiting inspector.
Translated by D J Campbell.
15 - 19 March 1949
The Farmer's Wife
A widower living on a farm is searching for a new wife, totally oblivious to the attachment his own housekeeper has developed for him.
17 - 21 May 1949
The White Steed
Paul Vincent Carroll
An elderly priest falls ill, and his temporary replacement's manner sows the seeds of discontent in the parish.
12 - 16 July 1949
After hearing prophecies from three witches, a great Scottish general is manipulated by his ambitious wife to becoming King of Scotland.
20 - 24 September 1949
Friends And Relations
St John Ervine
In 1940's Ulster, a deceased businessman's relations line up for the expected inheritance, and pass the time by discussing Anglo-Irish politics.
First production under the Season Ticket scheme.
1 - 5 November 1949
George Bernard Shaw
A spoiled heiress sets her sights on marrying the kind but poor Indian doctor who saved her from suicide.
13 - 17 December 1949
The Importance Of Being Earnest
Two English gentlemen in the 1890's both secretly use the name 'Ernest' in their double lives, causing complications in their respective love affairs.
(Previously produced in 1921)