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Irish Blood, English Heart at Trafalgar Studios 2 May
Irish Blood, England Heart, By Darren Murphy, which had a run at the Union Theatre (15 Feb - 5 Mar 2011), will transfer to the West End's Trafalgar Studio 2 Theatre. opening 4 may 2011, following previews from 2 May, for a short run to 21 May 2011
Directed by Caitriona McLaughlin, designed by Francesca Rodrigues , sound by Bertram Knappitsch. produced by Ray Suede Productions in association with Ancient Lights Theatre Co.
Cast includes Oliver Gilbert, Ian Groombridge, Howard Teale, Carolyn Tomkinson.
Ray is a charming, enigmatic and successful comedian turned author, his brother Con is a London taxi driver struggling to keep his family together and bruised by his brother’s success. When the two meet in a mysterious lockup, following their estranged father’s death, raw memories and unspoken truths come spilling out in a night where they must decide who holds the emotional legacy of their dead father and who he really was?