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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 Gleeson (Brendan), Frank McCusker (Finbar), Gary Lydon (Jack), Darragh Kelly (Jim), Lucianne McEvoy (Valerie)


Author: Conor McPherson
Producer: Royal Lyceum Edinburgh
Director(s): Amanda Gaughan, Lotte Hines (casting director)
Design: Francis O'Connor
Lighting: Simon Wilkinson
Sound: Michael John McCarthy
Music: Michael John McCarthy

The Weir

The Weir (Play) production archive for QTIX code T094877892. Details of all The Weir archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S5511

Archive Listings

15 Jan 16
6 Feb 16
Royal Lyceum Theatre
Performance Details => Venue archive


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