The Weir


The Weir
Set in a bar in a remote part of Ireland, the local lads are swapping spooky stories to impress an attractive young woman, Valerie, recently arrived from Dublin. What begins as a simple visit to the local pub soon turns out to be an evening of both funny and spellbinding stories, until the final tale takes a strange and unexpected twist...Hailed as the best new play of the nineties, when The Weir premiered at the Ambassadors Theatre, London in 1997, it won McPherson the Evening Standard ‘Most Promising Playwright Award, and in 1999 it won the prestigious Olivier Award for ‘Best New Play .
Approximate runtime 90minutes.
Age Advisory: 14+

Performers Louis Dempsey (Finbar), John O'Dowd (Jim), Natalie Raqdmall-Quirke (Valerie), Sean Murray (Jack), Sam O'Mahony (Brendan).
Author Conor McPherson. Producer English Touring Theatre. Producer Mercury Theatre Colchester. Director Adele Thomas. Design Madeleine Girling. Lighting Lee Curran. Music Richard Hammarton. Sound Richard Hammarton.


Review: The Weir
10Oct17: Seen at Bristol Old Vic, presented by Mercury Theatre Colchester and English Touring Theatre.


Tour details for The Weir

Between 17th October 2017 and 3rd March 2018 this tour will visit 7 venues in Exeter, Oldham, Poole, Huddersfield, Guildford, Chichester and Outer London. This production has already been seen in 5 venues since 8th September 2017.

Dates for The Weir (Play) tour

Currently showing
Tue, 17th October 2017 to Sat, 21st October 2017
  Northcott Theatre, Exeter»

Tue, 24th October 2017 to Sat, 28th October 2017
  Coliseum Theatre, Oldham» {1}

Tue, 7th November 2017 to Sat, 11th November 2017
  Lighthouse (previously known as Poole Arts Centre), Poole»

Wed, 15th November 2017 to Sat, 18th November 2017
  Lawrence Batley Theatre, Huddersfield»

Tue, 21st November 2017 to Sat, 25th November 2017
  Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford»

Tue, 30th January 2018 to Sat, 3rd February 2018
  Minerva Theatre, Chichester» {1}

Tue, 27th February 2018 to Sat, 3rd March 2018
  Richmond Theatre, Outer London» {1}
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