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The Weir archiveSet 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 .


Brian Cox (Jack), Dervla Kirwan (Valerie), Ardal O'Hanlon (Jim), Peter McDonald (Brendan), Risteard Cooper (Finbar)


Author: Conor McPherson
Producer(s): Donmar Warehouse, Playful Productions, Arielle Tepper Madover
Director: Josie Rourke
Design: Tom Scutt
Lighting: Neil Austin
Sound: Ian Dickinson

The Weir

The Weir (Play) production archive for QTIX code T01565010671. Details of all The Weir archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S5511

Archive Listings

16 Jan 14
19 Apr 14
Wyndham's Theatre
West End, Greater London
Performance Details => Venue archive
18 Apr 13
8 Jun 13
Donmar Warehouse
West End, Greater London
Performance Details => Venue archive


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