Observe the Sons of Ulster Marching Towards the Somme

Wed 8 Jun to Sat 25 Jun 2016

PLAYHOUSE

£28 - £9.50*

Cast

Seán McGinley - Old Kenneth Pyper

Seán McGinley

Old Kenneth Pyper

Donal Gallery - Kenneth Pyper

Donal Gallery

Kenneth Pyper

Ryan Donaldson - David Craig

Ryan Donaldson

David Craig

Iarla McGowan - John Millen

Iarla McGowan

John Millen

Chris McCurry - William Moore

Chris McCurry

William Moore

Marcus Lamb - Christopher Roulston

Marcus Lamb

Christopher Roulston

Jonny Holden - Martin Crawford

Jonny Holden

Martin Crawford

Andy Kellegher - George Anderson

Andy Kellegher

George Anderson

Paul Kennedy - Nat McIlwaine

Paul Kennedy

Nat McIlwaine

Company

Writer Frank McGuinness

Director Jeremy Herrin

Set Designer Ciaran Bagnall

Composer Stephen Warbeck

Lighting Designer Paul Keogan

Sound Designer Emma Laxton

Costume Designer Niamh Lunny

Assistant Director Bryony Shanahan

Voice Director Andrea Ainsworth

Casting Director Kelly Phelan

Reviews

Observe the Sons of Ulster Marching Towards the Somme

★★★★★
“An exceptional revival”

Observe the Sons of Ulster Marching Towards the Somme

★★★★ “Rich, beautiful and compelling”

Observe the Sons of Ulster Marching Towards the Somme

★★★★★
"A faultless production"
"Gripping, slick, funny, poignant"

Observe the Sons of Ulster Marching Towards the Somme

“McGuinness is a master craftsman among dramatists”

Observe the Sons of Ulster Marching Towards the Somme

"McGuiness’ play feels as fresh now as it undoubtedly did three decades ago."

Observe the Sons of Ulster Marching Towards the Somme

“(An) extraordinary, haunting production”

Observe the Sons of Ulster Marching Towards the Somme

★★★★
“Herrin's production has taken a genuinely brave piece of writing and made something that is both elegiac and heroic in every way.”

Shiel Ronald P Barry (1880 - 1916)

Shiel Ronald P Barry was a member of the Playhouse Repertory company who died in the Battle of the Somme while serving with the 1/12th London regiment...
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