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 .
Performers Miles Anderson, Daniel Flynn, Ruth Gemmell, Karl Johnson, Anthony O'Donnell.
Author Conor McPherson. Company The Royal Court. Director Ian Rickson. Design Rae Smith. Lighting Paule Constable. Sound Paul Arditti. Music Stephen Warbeck.

The Weir

The Weir (Play) production archive for QTIX code T2058193445. Details of all The Weir archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S5511

Archive Listings

8 Oct 98
27 May 00
Duke of York's Theatre
West End
Greater London

User Reviews

USER (11Jan01): An exceptional night out. Part Victorian ghost stories, part country pub chat we learn a lot about the characters, grow to like them and feel for their memories. Acting was superb. Well worth seeing.

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