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Name  Paul Carroll

Role  Dramatist
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Died  October 20, 1968, Bromley, United Kingdom
Spouse  Helena Reilly (m. 1923–1968)
Movies  Midnight Episode, The March Hare
Books  The Wise Have Not Spoken: A Drama in Three Acts
Children  Helena Carroll, Theresa Elizabeth Perez, Kathleen Moira Carroll
Similar People  Helena Carroll, William Templeton, Georges Simenon, Peter Godfrey

Paul Vincent Carroll (10 July 1900 – 20 October 1968) was an Irish dramatist and writer of movie scenarios and television scripts.


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Carroll was born in Blackrock, County Louth, Ireland and trained as a teacher at St Patrick's College, Dublin and settled in Glasgow in 1921as a teacher. Several of his plays were produced by the Abbey Theatre in Dublin. He co-founded, with Grace Ballantine and Molly Urquhart, the Curtain Theatre Company in Glasgow.

Personal life

Carroll and his wife, clothing designer Helena Reilly, had three daughters; the youngest was actress Helena Carroll (1928–2013).

Paul Vincent Carroll died at age 68 in Bromley, Kent, England from undisclosed causes.

He was a close friend of Patrick Kavanagh's in the 1920's.

List of works

  • The Watched Pot (unpublished)
  • The Things That are Caesar's (London, 1934)
  • Shadow and Substance (1937, won the Casement Award and the New York Drama Critics' Circle Award)
  • The White Steed (1939, won Drama Critics’ Circle Award)
  • The Strings Are False (1942, published as The Strings My Lord Are False, 1944)
  • Coggerers (1944, later renamed The Conspirators)
  • The Old Foolishness (1944)
  • The Wise Have Not Spoken (1947)
  • Saints and Sinners 1949
  • She Went by Gently (1953, *Irish Writing* magazine. Republished in 1955 in 44 Irish Short Stories edited by Devin A. Garrity)
  • References

    Paul Vincent Carroll Wikipedia