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Denouement - Work in Progress archiveWho knows how long more the arse will be dragged out of this? It's 2048 and the end of the world is nigh. Actually, it's not that nigh - it's been going on for flipping ages and everyone's a bit over it, to be honest. Liam and his long-suffering wife Edel have been up all night trying to get their chaotic affairs into some kind of order, surrounded by dozens of empties from last night's raging party. They feel rough, they're on edge, and they're blasting music to drown out the cataclysmic noise outside as cities start to disappear and the world's animals go haywire. Liam is hammering furiously at his typewriter, finishing the memoirs that no-one will ever read. Edel is wrangling with her laptop, desperately trying to say a final goodbye to their beloved kids. And they're both reflecting on past regrets - and trying to put them right in sometimes bloody, messy, outrageous ways. As tempers fray, family secrets are outed and their behaviour becomes ever more questionable, Liam and Edel try to work out what really matters as they career towards a bickering end - while the world literally falls apart around them.

Cast/Performers

Ian McElhinney (Liam), Marie Jones (Edel), Nicky Harley, Patrick McBrearty, Leah McGregor

Creatives/Company

Author: John Morton
Producer(s): Traverse Theatre, Lyric Theatre Belfast
Director: Gareth Nicholls
Sound: Michael John McCarthy
Music: Michael John McCarthy
Dramaturg: Rebecca Mairs
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Denouement - Work in Progress

Denouement - Work in Progress (Play) production archive for QTIX code T0764664246. Details of all Denouement - Work in Progress archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S32640525

Archive Listings

7 Sep 20
to
20 Sep 20
Traverse Theatre
Edinburgh
Edinburgh

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