VenueLyric Theatre
Other spaces: Danske Bank Stage/Naughton Studio
From3rd April 2012
To7th April 2012
When19:45. Sat Mat 14:30
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The sister play to McGuinness's Observe the Sons of Ulster Marching Toward the Somme. The site of the battlefield is replaced by a Derry graveyard, the men of the 36th Division by seven characters in search of salvation, and the tragedy of the Somme by a backdrop of Bloody Sunday. Alongside the haunting memory of wounds, Carthaginians rings with anarchic humour and 'the wit and wisdom of Derry town' as they engage in yarns, quizzes and sexual confession crowned by the wicked humour of the play within the play.
Author Frank McGuinness

Archive :: production:T1341122961, play:S904128067, venue:V552

Production details

Northern Bank Stage


Producer Millennium Forum Productions
Director Adrian Dunbar
Performer Brian Hutton
Performer Lucia McAnespie
Performer Orla Charlton
Performer Matthew McElhinney
Performer Chris Robinson
Performer Sara Dylan
Performer Liam McMahon

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