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Conor McPherson

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The Seafarer

★ Olivier Award nomationa for Best New Play, 2007
The National Theatre, 2006 Director Conor McPherson Writer Conor McPherson Starring Michael McElhatton, Conleth Hill, Jim Norton, Ron Cook & Karl Johnson

First performed at the National Theatre in 2006, The Seafarer follows brothers Sharkey and Richard and their two neighbours, as they gather together on Christmas Eve to drink and play cards, only to find that with the arrival of a sinister stranger from the distant past, souls may be at stake.

The original production was nominated for an Olivier award, and the Broadway transfer received 4 Tony nominations.

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"A sparkling and suspenseful new play."

Michael Billington The Guardian

"Three cheers for this tale of death by drink."

Sheridan Morley Daily Express

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Nicholas de Jongh The Evening Standard