Cyprus Avenue by David IrelandCyprus Avenue by David Ireland

Cyprus Avenue

byDavid Ireland

Paperback | March 3, 2016

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Gerry Adams has disguised himself as a newborn baby and successfully infiltrated my family home. Eric Miller is a Belfast Loyalist. He believes his five-week old granddaughter is Gerry Adams. His family keep telling him to stop living in the past and fighting old battles that nobody cares about anymore, but his cultural heritage is under siege. He must act. David Ireland's black comedy takes one man's identity crisis to the limits as he uncovers the modern day complexity of Ulster Loyalism. Cyprus Avenue was first performed at the Abbey Theatre, Dublin, on 11 February 2016, before transferring to the Royal Court Theatre, London in April 2016.
David Ireland's work includes Summertime (Tinderbox); Trouble And Shame, Most Favoured, The End Of Desire (¿ran M¿r); Can't Forget About You (Lyric, Belfast) and Half A Glass Of Water (Abbey Theatre). David is the former Playwright-in-Residence at the Lyric Theatre Belfast, and is a recent winner of the Stewart Parker BBC Radio Drama A...
Title:Cyprus AvenueFormat:PaperbackDimensions:104 pages, 7 × 5 × 1 inPublished:March 3, 2016Publisher:BloomsburyLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1474298214

ISBN - 13:9781474298216

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[A] complex, unsettling and provocative play about nationhood and identity