Conor McPherson

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The Seafarer

Nominated: Best New Play, Olivier Awards
  • Conleth Hill
  • Jim Norton
  • Ron Cook
  • Karl Johnson
  • Michael McElhatton
    The National Theatre

    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.

    The Seafarer

    "A sparkling and suspenseful new play." Michael Billington
    The Guardian

    "Three cheers for this tale of death by drink." Sheridan Morley
    Daily Express

    "Conor McPherson, that exquisite Irish playwright..." Nicholas de Jongh
    The Evening Standard