“this gripping production could not have been more successfulIRISH NEWS
by Owen McCafferty, Produced in association with Virtual Reality in February 1996.
First Performed: Ardhowen Theatre, Enniskillen; OMAC, Belfast and Lyric Theatre, Belfast and Revived August 1996: Famous Grouse House, Edinburgh
He works in a burger bar; she is in a dead-end university course. They want some excitement, an adventure. They steal a car. The horrors they imagine could never match the horrors they encounter in real life. They foul-mouth their way through a Belfast version of a film noir, crossing the frontiers of gutter idiom and travelling the roads of timeless Irish drama, with echoes of Bonnie and Clyde and Natural Born Killers.
This is a Dr. Martens of a play – it is tough, uncompromising and sinks a well-polished boot into the often soft underbelly of ‘yoof’ drama …. Catch a performance if you possibly canTHAT’S ENTERTAINMENT
an exhilarating synthesis of stylish direction, intricately crafted rhetoric and performances as committed as they are controlledTHE SCOTSMAN 4*
an arresting 80 minutes of startling theatreTHE EVENING HERALD 4*
Cast & Crew
Directed by Karl Wallace
Cast: Anne Bird and Miceal Murphy
Projection: Leah Johnston
Set Design: Alison Butler
Original Music composed by Micheal O Suilleabhain