Cyprus Avenue (Paperback)

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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.

About the Author


David Ireland's work includes Summertime (Tinderbox); Trouble And Shame, Most Favoured, The End Of Desire (Oran Mor); 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 Award and the Meyer Whitworth Award. Can't Forget About You is published by Bloomsbury Methuen Drama.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781474298216
ISBN-10: 1474298214
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publication Date: March 3rd, 2016
Pages: 104
Language: English
Series: Modern Plays