Marie Jones

Stones in His Pockets & A Night in November

Two plays by award-winning playwright Marie Jones: the smash hit Stones in His Pockets, which ran for four years in London's West End; and an earlier monologue, A Night in November, exploring the subjects of football and sectarianism, set during the 1994 World Cup.
A two-man show about the filming of a Hollywood epic in rural Ireland, Stones in His Pockets features a pair of film extras, Charlie and Jake, who tell the story by taking on all the roles themselves.
A Night In November follows Kenneth McCallister, family man and Ulsterman, on the fateful night in November in Belfast when the Republic of Ireland qualifies against Northern Ireland for the World Cup, and Kenneth finds himself watching the sectarian hatred of the crowd rather than the football.
'a delightful piece… often richly funny' Telegraph on Stones in His Pockets
'an unalloyed source of joy, laughter, tears and delight… Marie Jones's script digs deep and dark while giving us two hours of serious pleasure' Daily Mail on Stones In His Pockets
'Jones builds an astonishingly complete, acute, funny and humane picture — a complete theatrical tour de force — hilarious, loveable and at times even breathtaking' Scotsman on Stones in His Pockets
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