Archive for Can't Forget About You at Lyric Theatre, Belfast. 2014. [BELFAST]


VenueLyric Theatre
Other spaces: Danske Bank Stage/Naughton Studio
From8th June 2014
Opened12th June 2014
To5th July 2014
WhenTue-Sat 19:45. Sat,Sun Mats 14:30
PricesFrom £15.00. To £22.00.
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Can't Forget About You

Can't Forget About YouT948966771
25 year-old East Belfast man Stevie meets 49 year-old Glaswegian widow Martha while recovering from a painful breakup with his ex-girlfriend. Stevie and Martha are immediately attracted to each other and end up in bed together. Although their relationship is based entirely upon sexual attraction, they find themselves falling in love. This challenges the expectations of Stevie's conservative Christian mother and his ultra-unionist, Ulster-Scots-speaking sister who work hard to break the pair up. Stevie and Martha must decide if their relationship has a real future and if they can both overcome the pain of their heartbroken pasts. While primarily a very funny comedy, Can't Forget About You touches on deeper themes such as grief, loss, sexual mores, cultural identity, sectarianism and the question of how Northern Ireland moves on from the politics of the past and faces the future.
Author David Ireland

Archive :: production:T948966771, play:S626929420, venue:V552

Production details

Danske Bank Stage

Special Performances

  • 1 Jul 14 Captioned
  • 3 Jul 14 Audio Described


Producer Lyric Belfast
Director Conleth Hill
Design Stuart Marshall
Costume Stuart Marshall
Lighting James C McFetridge
Performer Karen Dunbar (Martha)
Performer Abigail McGibbon (Rebecca)
Performer Carol Moore (Dorothy)
Performer Naomi Rocke (Ciara)
Performer Declan Rodgers (Stevie)

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