Straightforward Theatre present

Edward and Eliza and the Smashing of the Van

Price:
£9 FULL / £7 CONC
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EVENT INFORMATION

A new play by Eileen Murphy. Directed by Chris Honer. Based on a true story.

The year is 1867. Edward Brett and his Irish wife, Eliza are struggling to make a living from a small shop. Edward’s brother, a popular policeman, is shot dead during the rescue of two Irish republican prisoners in Manchester. A huge upsurge of anti-Irish feeling sweeps the country and three Irishmen are publicly hanged. Edward and Eliza struggle to cope with their personal loss, their loyalty to each other and their different cultural backgrounds. Written to coincide with the 150th anniversary of real events, the play explores dilemmas that are still very relevant today.

This is an unreserved seated event which takes place in The Chambers.

AGE RECCOMMENDATION
Reccomended for ages 12+

RUNNING TIMES

60 mins

MEDIA

@WatersideArts

 

 


  1. Oct. 13, 2017, 7:30 p.m. → Book Now

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