The Playhouse presents Over The Wire by Seamas Keenan Friday 23rd January 2015 8pm

The gripping prison drama returns for one night ahead of a new tour to Dublin and Belfast.

Written by Seamas Keenan
Directed by Kieran Griffiths

It's 1974, rioting prisoners have set fire to Long Kesh jail in Belfast and much of the prison is destroyed.

This gripping play by multi award winning writer Seamas Keenan, follows five prisoners now pitched into a world of violence, paranoia and hunger as they struggle against British soldiers, each other and their own personal demons.

Produced by The Playhouse for Derry Londonderry's 2013 UK City of Culture programme, this powerful and captivating play was met with critical acclaim.

"A GRIPPING, brutal, at times bleakly funny exploration of institutionalism and paranoia" THE SCOTSMAN
"Short, sharp and sometimes shocking" **** THE HERALD

‘...the production was exceptional... powerful yet provocative... the audience was hooked from the moment they stepped into the unique theatre setting...‘ **** BELFAST TELEGRAPH


Tickets £5 for this special pre-tour performance.

Performance Extras

*Contains strong language, nudity and scenes of that some audience members may find disturbing.*



Tour Dates

Special pre-tour performance
The Playhouse Derry
23 January
Click here to book or contact (028)71268028

The Smock Alley Theatre, Dublin January 26 to 31 2015

The MAC, Belfast from 10 to 14 February 2015
(0)28 9023 5053



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