In Dublin a man comes to a counsellor seeking help. He claims to have seen the ghost of his recently deceased wife. But what begins as just an unusual encounter becomes a desperate struggle between the living and the dead a struggle which will shape and define both men for the rest of their lives.
Conor McPherson previous plays for the Royal Court are THE WEIR and DUBLIN CAROL. His other work as writer/director includes PORT AUTHORITY(New Ambassador), ST NICHOLAS (Bush) and THIS LIME TREE BOWER (Bush).
Design: Rae Smith, Lighting: Mark Henderson, Sound: Ian Dickinson.
Cast includes: Kathy Kiera Clarke, Michael McElhatton, Tom Murphy and Stanley Townsend.
“Wonderfully eerie…best play in London” The Observer [THE WEIR]
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