Overview

Recommended Age Guideline 16+

Traverse Theatre Company in association with Lyric Theatre, Belfast

Northern Ireland, 1989. Rebellious Fianna Devlin crashes back into the life of her pious sister Alannah. Together for the first time in years, they are back at each other’s throats in seconds. And when they are forced to confront their tyrannical father’s hideous legacy, all hell breaks loose.

Fuelled by Taytos, gin, 80s tunes and a chainsaw, it’s the Devlin sisters versus the world. Like Thelma and Louise’s punk daughter, Meghan Tyler’s surreal new play is a grotesque, black comedy celebrating sisterhood whilst reminding us that the pressure cooker of The Troubles is closer than we imagine.

Note: Contains strong language and graphic violence.

“ Gareth Nicholls directs a production that has the energy of a bullfight.”
The Times on Ulster American

www.traverse.co.uk 

Traverse Theatre, 10 Cambridge Street Edinburgh, EH1 2ED view map
Aug 2

Preview 19:00 (90mins) | £15 / £9

Aug 3

Preview 10:00 (90mins) | £15 / £9

Aug 4-25

Various times (see the ticket link) (90mins) | £22 / £16.50 conc./ £15 conc./ £5 conc.

Aug 17

BSL Interpreted Performance 19:00

Aug 20

Audio Described Performance 10:00

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Creative Credits

Creative Team

Writer: Meghan Tyler
Director: Gareth Nicholls

Performances

Traverse Theatre

10 Cambridge Street Edinburgh, EH1 2ED

  • Aug 2
  • Aug 3
  • Aug 4-25
  • Aug 17
  • Aug 20

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