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The Other Room presents

Seanmhair


28 Jul - 29 Jul 2017

Tickets: £12
Reductions: £10

Age Guidance: 14+
Running time: Approximately 70 minutes

 

 

Seanmhair : feminine : Scots Gaelic : Grandmother

Pronounciation : ˈʃɛ.nə.vɛrʲ : Shen•a•var

 

Pebbles would crack against my window in the pitch of the night 

I’d lean out and say –

What do you want Tommy MacLeish, you black eyed monster? 

And he’d say...

You.

 

A chance meeting between two children on the streets of Edinburgh leads to a terrible reckoning, leaving Jenny and Tommy forever bound together by blood and fate. Brutal and beautiful, Hywel John's remarkable new play glimmers and cuts like a jewel, fusing raw epic romance with guttural urban poetry to tell the story of a secret generational legacy of love, violence and fury.

 

Hywel John is the Welsh writer of Pieces (★★★★, The Guardian) and Rose (★★★★, The Telegraph, The Times and The Evening Standard). 

 

‘A striking new work’

★★★★, The Stage

 

This production is made possible by the generous support of the Arts Council of Wales.

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Fri 28 Jul
8:00PM £12.00  
 
Sat 29 Jul
3:00PM £12.00  
 
8:00PM £12.00  
 
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