The Plough And The Stars

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Sean O'Casey's classic play set in the midst of the Easter Rising of 1916.

The impact of events is viewed through the eyes of ordinary people inhabiting a Dublin tenement.

O'Casey's masterpiece paints a vivid portrait of a city and a nation in turmoil.

The Plough and the Stars is the second in a three-part series of classic plays chosen for Drama on 3 by the playwright Kwame Kwei-Armah.

Kwame also introduces this new production of the play.

NORA - Elaine Cassidy

JACK - Padraic Delaney

BESSIE - Gabrielle Reidy

FLUTHER - Finbar Lynch

PETER - Stephen Hogan

THE COVEY - Jonathan Forbes

MRS GOGAN - Fiona Clarke

MOLLSER - Rebecca Gleeson

ROSIE - Jane McGrath

CAPT BRENNAN - Matthew McNulty

LIEUT.

LANGAN - Sam Smith

Musical Director - Conrad Nelson

Directed by Nadia Molinari.