by Martin McDonagh
Directed by:
Saturday 10 to Saturday 17 April 2010
Mary Wallace Theatre

Maureen Folan, a 40-year-old spinster, takes care of her 70 year-old selfish and manipulative mother, Mag. While her sisters have escaped into marriage and family life, Maureen, with a history of mental illness, is trapped in a dysfunctional relationship with her mother. In the course of the play, the Folan cottage is visited by the Dooley brothers. Pato is a middle-aged construction worker fed up with having to work in England and disappointed by the limitations and loneliness of his life. He is accompanied by his much younger brother, a non-threatening "bad boy", Ray. The plot is full of deceptions, secrets and betrayals interspersed with twists which keep surprising the audience.

Chris Hurles


Richmond Shakespeare Society at The Mary Wallace Theatre
The Embankment, Twickenham, Middlesex, TW1 3DU

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