Do you want to know why I'm here?
Northern Ireland are playing Poland on the TV. Jimmy and Ian, two middle-aged Belfast men, are meeting tonight for the first time. They have a shared past. They need to talk.
A powerful story about violence and forgiveness, Quietly marks Owen McCafferty's Abbey Theatre debut, as part of the Great Irish Writers Season, November 2012.
**** "...McCafferty skilfully avoids sensationalism or a simplistic resolution. Rather than staging a "truth and reconciliation" process in microcosm, he shows how these two men have been moulded by their backgrounds, each steeped in prejudice against the other's traditions and beliefs." —The Guardian, UK