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  • "Timepieces" (Poetry Ireland editions, 9) Dublin: Dolmen Press, 1970.
  • "Between the Acts and Other Poems". UK: C. Smythe, 1990.
  • "Tar ^is an aifrinn: dráma aonghnímh". Baile Átha Cliath: Sìrs^al-Ó Marcaigh, 1989.
  • He played Iago in Caedmon Records' 1960 full-length recording of Shakespeare's "Othello". Frank Silvera played Othello.
  • Acted in a 1957 Broadway stage production of the drama "A Moon for the Misbegotten".
  • (1990) He acted in Frank McGuinness' translation of Anton Chekhov's play, "The Three Sisters," at the Royal Court Theatre in London, England with Sorcha Cusack, Niamh Cusack, Sinead Cusack, Barry Lynch, Patricia Hayes, Nicky Henson, and Lesley Manville in the cast. Adrian Noble was director.
  • (April 9, 1963) He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Julius Caesar," in a Royal Shakespeare Theatre Company production at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-Upon-Avon, England with Tom Fleming, Kenneth Haigh, David Warner, Charles Kay, Cherry Morris, Roy Marsden, Nicholas Selby, Jeffery Dench, Clifford Rose, John Normingham, and Susan Engel in the cast. John Batchley was director.
  • (January 9, 1963) He acted in Friedrich Durrenmatt's play, "The Physicists," at the Aldwych Theatre in London, England in a Royal Shakespeare Company production with Irene Worth, Michael Hordern, Alan Webb, and Diana Rigg in the cast. Peter Brook was director.
  • (February 1963 - March 1964) He acted in George Bernard Shaw's play, "Saint Joan;" Harold Brighouse's play, "Hobson's Choice;" play, "Andorra;" George Farquhar's play, "The Recruiting Officer;" and Anton Chekhov's play, "Uncle Vanya;" in a National Theatre Company Repertoire production at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with Max Adrian, Colin Blakely, Tom Courtenay, Frank Finlay, Rosemary Harris, Jeanne Hepple, Derek Jacobi, Robert Lang, Mary Miller, Anthony Nicholls, Laurence Olivier, Joan Plowright, Michael Redgrave, Lynn Redgrave, Maggie Smith, Robert Stephens, John Stride, and Diana Wynyard in the cast.h
  • (1968) He acted in Dion Boucicault's play, "The Shaughraun," in an Abbey Theatre of Ireland production at the Aldwych Theatre in London, England with Donal McCann, Desmond Cave, Peadar Lamb, Fidelma Murphy, Brid Lynch, and Maire O'Neill in the cast. Hugh Hunt was director.
  • (1974) He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "The Tempest," in a National Theatre production at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with John Gielgud (his last role at the Old Vic Theatre. It was also where he made his West End Debut in 1922), Jenny Agutter, Denis Quilley, Arthur Lowe, and Michael Feast in the cast. Peter Hall was director.
  • (1974) He acted in Frank Wedekind' play, "Spring Awakening," in a National Theatre production at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with Peter Firth, Michael Kitchen, Dai Bradley, Christopher Guard, Veronica Quilligan, Jane Carr, Jenny Agutter, Patti Love, Rupert Frazer, Joseph O'Conor, Susan Engel, Beryl Reid, and William Squire in the cast. Bill Bryden was director.
  • (January 1974 - December 1974) He acted in the Repertoire Season in the National Theatre production at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England in Trevor Griffith's play, "The Party;" Eduardo De Filippo's play, "Saturday Sunday Monday;" William Shakespeare's plays, "Measure for Measure," "The Tempest," "Romeo and Juliet;" Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur's play, "The Front Page;" Peter Shaffer's play, "Equus;" Anton Chekhov's play, "The Cherry Orchard;" Frank Wedekind's play, "Spring Awakening;" Edward Clarke's play, "Next of Kin;" JB Priestley's play, "Eden End;" Beaumarchais's play, "The Marriage of Figaro;" Peter Nichols's play, "The Freeway;" and Rene Clair's play, "Grand Manoeuvres;" with Laurence Olivier, John Gielgud, Joan Plowright, Rachel Kempson, Alec McCowen, Arthur Lowe, Beryl Reid, Denis Quilley, Frank Finlay, Gemma Jones, Geoffrey Palmer, Graham Crowden, Irene Handl, James Laurenson, Jenny Agutter, Joan Hickson, John Shrapnel, Martin Shaw, Michael Kitchen, Peter Firth, Ronald Pickup, Alan MacNaugthan, Anna Carteret, Benjamin Whitrow, Christopher Guard, Clive Merrison, Constance Cummings, Dai Bradley, David Bradley, David Dixon, David Firth, Derek Godfrey, Gabrielle Day, Gawn Grainger, Gillian Barge, Howard Goorney, Hugh Thomas, Jane Carr, Jane Wenham, Jeanne Watts, Joseph O'Conor, Julian Curry, Julian Orchard, Julie Covington, Lesley Manville, Leslie Sands, Louise Purnell, Mark Dignam, Michael Feast, Michael Jayston, Nicholas Clay, Nicola Pagett, Patti Love, Paul Curran, Paul Rogers, Paul Scofield, Ram John Holder, Rupert Frazer, Veronica Quilligan, William Relton, and William Squire in the cast.
  • (January 1977 - December 1977) He acted in the Repertoire Season at the National Theatre in London, England in Odon Von Horvath and Christopher Hampton's play, "Tales from the Vienna Woods;" Edward Albee's play, "Counting the Ways;" Thomas Bernhard's play, "The Force of Habit;" Carlo Goldoni's play, "Il Campiello;" Christopher Marlowe's play, "Tamburlaine the Great;" Tom Stoppard's play, "Jumpers;" Noel Coward's play, "Blithe Spirit;" John Millington Synge's play, "Playboy of the Western World;" Harold Pinter's play, "No Man's Land;" William Shakespeare's plays, "Hamlet," "Julius Caesar;" Ben Jonson's play, "Volpone;" Alan Ayckbourn's play, "Bedroom Farce;" Harley Granville Barker's play, "The Madras House;" Robert Bolt's play, "The State of Revolution;" Sean O'Casey's play, "The Plough and the Stars;" Samuel Beckett's play, "Happy Days;" play, "The Passion;" play, "Sir is Winning;" play, "Judgement;" Georges Feydeau's play, "The Lady from Maxim's;" William Wycherley's play, "The Country Wife;" Julian Mitchell's play, "Half-Life;" John MacKendrick's play, "Lavender Blue;" Ferenc Molnar and Frank Marcus's play, "The Guardsman;" play, "Sir Gawain and the Green Knight;" Victor Hugo's play, "The Hunchback of Notre Dame; James Kirkup's play, "The Magic Drum" (produced by Phoenix Theatre of Leeds, West Yorkshire, England); Ben Jonson's play, "Devil is an Ass" and William Shakespeare's play, "Measure for Measure," (produced by the Birmingham Repertory Theatre in Birmingham, West Midlands, England); play, "Nas Palabras," (produced by the Nuria Espert Company); Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's musical, "Don Giovanni" (produced by the Glyndebourne Opera in Glyndebourne, Wales); Franz Kafka's play, "The Metamorphosis," and Edgar Allen Poe's play, "The Fall of the House of Usher" (produced by the London Theatre Group of London, England); play "Babel's Dancer" (produced by Moving Being Company); William Shakespeare's play, "Richard III Part II and the play, "Motocar" (produced by Paine's Plough Company) and Halleschen Uber company of West Berlin, West Gergmany; with Paul Scofield, John Gielgud, Ralph Richardson, Albert Finney, Peggy Ashcroft, Diana Rigg, John Neville, Ben Kingsley, Brian Cox, Denis Quilley, Barbara Jefford, Stephen Rea, J.G. Devlin, Beryl Reid, Elizabeth Spriggs, Ian Charleson, Joss Ackland, Susan Fleetwood, Warren Clarke, Ronald Pickup, Tom Wilkinson, Brian Blessed, Brenda Blethyn, Michael Bryant, Kenneth Cranham, Joan Hickson, Richard Johnson, Sara Kestelman, Susan Littler, Elspeth March, Michael Medwin, Stephen Moore, John Normington, Kate Nelligan, Hugh Paddick, Paul Rogers, Jane Asher, Tony Haygarth, Fulton Mackay, Dinah Stabb, Maria Aitken, Sylvia Coleridge, Oliver Cotton, Robert Eddison, Julian Glover, Michael Gough, Michael Kitchen, Peggy Mount, Ann Way, Brenda Fricker, Christopher Good, Edward Hardwicke, Isabel Dean, Richard Pearson, and Robin Bailey in the cast.
  • (January 1978 - December 1978) He acted in Repertoire Season in the National Theatre production at the Lyttelton, Olivier, and Cottesloe Theatres in London, England in William Wycherley's play, "The Country Wife;" Sean O'Casey's play, "The Plough and the Stars;" Harley Granville Barker's play, "The Madras House;" Ben Jonson's play, "Volpone;" Ferenc Molnar's play, "The Guardsman;" play, "Sir Gawain and the Green Knight;" Georges Feydeau's play, "The Lady from Maxim's;" Robert Bolt's play, "State of Revolution;" Alan Ayckbourn's play, "Bedroom Farce;" Victor Hugo's play, "The Hunchback of Notre Dame;" Julian Mitchell's play, "Half-Life;" John MacKendrick's play, "Lavender Blue;" Anton Chekhov's play, "The Cherry Orchard;" Arnold Wesker's play, "Love Letters on Blue Paper;" Keith Dewhurst's play, "Lark Rise;" Henrik Ibsen's play, "Brand;" David Hare's play, "Plenty;" Odon Von Horvath and Christopher Hampton's play, "Don Juan Comes Back From the War;" William Shakespeare's play, "Macbeth;" P.L. Travers's play, "Plunder;" play, "Lost Worlds;" David Mamet's play, "American Buffalo;" play, "The Woman;" William Congreve's play, "The Double Dealer;" George Bernard Shaw's play, "The Philanderer;" play, "The World Turned Upside Down;" John Galsworthy's play, "Strife;" Harold Pinter's play, "Betrayal;" Charles Wood's play, "Has 'Washington' Legs;" and play, "Herold;" with Joss Ackland, Polly Adams, Brian Blessed, Brenda Blethyn, Judi Bowker, Michael Bryant, Ian Charleson, Patience Collier, Julie Covington, Kenneth Cranham, Andrew Cruickshank, Timothy Davies, J.G. Devlin, Edna Dore, Avril Elgar, Lynn Fairleigh, Albert Finney, Susan Fleetwood, Paul Freeman, Brenda Fricker, Michael Gambon, John Gielgud, Brian Glover, Michael Gough, Edward Hardwicke, Nicky Henson, Bob Hoskins, Richard Johnson, Sara Kestelman, Ben Kingsley, Dinsdale Landen, Susan Littler, Daniel Massey, Mark McManus, Stephen Moore, Peggy Mount, Kate Nelligan, Hugh Paddick, Richard Pearson, Ralph Richardson, Diana Rigg, Paul Scofield, Jack Shepherd, Elizabeth Spriggs, John Standing, Robert Stephens, Dorothy Tutin, and Penelope Wilton in the cast.
  • (1980) He acted in Hugh Leonard's play, "A Life," in an Abbey Theatre Company production at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with Dearbhla Molloy, Maureen Toal, and Philip O'Flynn in the cast. Joe Dowling was director.

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