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Watch Theatre
The Playhouse presents


30th January 2022 ~ 5th February 2022
Time: 8pm
Tickets: Tickets: £20 Live in Guildhall/ £10 online

Performed at The Guildhall

Sunday January 30th, 2022 marks 50 years on from Bloody Sunday: a day carved into history, a day for many families that feels like just a moment ago.

The White Handkerchief is an impassioned, sensitive, reverent elegy; a major new drama premiering live across the world on Bloody Sunday’s 50th Anniversary.

Book and Lyrics by Liam Campbell. Music by Brian O’Doherty.

Directed by Kieran Griffiths. Produced by the Playhouse.

This show will also be broadcast live on Sunday January 30th, 2022. Available to book or watch back for 7 days.



Tickets: £20 Live in Guildhall/ £10 online

Early Booking discount available. £5 off before 1st December 2022.

Dr. Liam Campbell is a lecturer in English, a Peacebuilding Project Coordinator, and an independent writer and scholar, who is published both creatively and academically. He has given many talks across Europe and America on Storytelling and the literature of the 20th Century. Liam’s debut full length play ‘The Harbinger’ was winner of the Greer Garson Theatre award and was shortlisted for best new play by an Irish author.

Director and Producer

Kieran Griffiths is The Playhouse’s Director and Producer. Kieran joined our team in 2012 in preparation for Derry.Londonderry’s City of Culture year producing and directing 13 critically acclaimed productions in 2013. He has since gone on to implement The Playhouse’s legacy and digital strategy, creating and commissioning new work across theatre, education and community engagement

The Playhouse Music Theatre Academy

The Playhouse has developed a music theatre academy to train up those from the city who are strong music theatre performers and interested in world class training. This training will lead to them performing in the White Handkerchief.

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In Theatre

30th January 2022 ~ 8:00pm
31st January 2022 ~ 8:00pm
1st February 2022 ~ 8:00pm
2nd February 2022 ~ 8:00pm
3rd February 2022 ~ 8:00pm
4th February 2022 ~ 8:00pm
5th February 2022 ~ 8:00pm


30th January 2022 ~ 8:00pm