Conor McPherson

Conor McPherson Plays: Two (NHB Modern Plays)

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The second collection of plays from the multi-award winning author.
The Weir
A magical, compelling play set in present day Dublin on Christmas Eve. Undertaker John Plunkett is sharing memories of funerals over the years and dispensing advice to his young assistant. But the arrival of his daughter Mary — estranged, grown-up — shows him the time has come to face up to his own disastrous past. Otherwise, he will never be able to create some kind of truce with his fear of the future.
Dublin Carol
The spellbinding, beautifully observed hit from the master of suspenseful realism; combining superbly chilling tales of the supernatural with the hilarious banter of a small community in the heart of rural Ireland.Olivier Award for Best New Play
Evening Standard Award for Best New Playwright
Critic's Circle Award for Most Promising New Playwright

Port Authority
A wry, moving, funny tale of how modern man faces up to the responsibility of love, woven in monologues.
Come On Over
A short play about a Jesuit priest, sent to investigate a 'miracle' in his home town, who re-encounters the woman who loved him thirty years before.
The collection also features an Afterword and in-depth interview with the author.
'already heir to the great Irish tradition of absorbing tale-telling' — Guardian
'The finest dramatist of his generation' — Telegraph
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177 printed pages
Original publication


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