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The Blue Boy of Glenmore – Lyric Theatre, Belfast

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Writer: Joe Brennan Director: Tony Devlin Reviewer: Colm G Doran Set in the winter of 1978, in the Cooley Mountains, Brassneck Theatre Company present The Blue Boy of Glenmore. It tells the story of a brother and sister living in a claustrophobic farmyard cottage, sniping at one another. Jemmy John (The Blue Boy) played by James Doran, is obsessed with ...

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As the Tide Ebbs – Lyric Theatre, Belfast

Writer: Pearse Elliott Director: Martin McSharry Reviewer: Colm G Doran Rawlife Theatre Company and The Lyric Theatre present the world premiere of Pearse Elliott’s As The Tide Ebbs. A three-hander set across one long night in a rundown council house in Belfast. The piece deals with the themes of alcoholism, loneliness and the legacy of the troubles as witnessed by ...

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