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

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.

One of Ireland’s leading Award Winning multi-disciplinary Community Art Resource Centres, The Playhouse is one of only a handful of venues commissioning, producing and touring theatre in the island of Ireland. The Playhouse creates theatre which ignites the imagination, lifts the spirit of and engages the local community by serving it with theatre of the highest quality.

“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

Written by Seamas Keenan
Directed by Kieran Griffiths