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Synopsis

Misterman by Enda Walsh

Inishfree might seem like a quaint Irish town, but fierce evangelist Thomas Magill knows better. He knows jovial Dwain Flynn is a miserable drunk, that Timmy O'Leary enslaves his lovely mother and that sweet Mrs Cleary is a blasphemous flirt. It is down to Thomas, with God on his shoulder, to save this sinful place. But the townsfolk are not listening, an angel is misbehaving and a barking dog will not be silenced. Just how far will Thomas go in his quest for salvation? Enda Walsh's compelling Irish yarn was revived at the National Theatre, London (starring Cillian Murphy) April 2012.

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'Enda Walsh, one of the most fiercely individual voices in the theatre today - a seductive and terrifying portrait of a luminous madness that dares you not to look away.'
New York Times

About the Author

Enda Walsh is a playwright and screenwriter who shot to fame when he won both the George Devine Award and the Stewart Parker Award in 1997 with his play Disco Pigs. In 2007 and 2008 Enda won Fringe First Awards at two consecutive Edinburgh Festivals for his plays The Walworth Farce and The New Electric Ballroom. The former led the Guardian to name him one of the most dazzling wordsmiths of contemporary theatre.

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Book Info

Publication date

1st April 2012

Author

Enda Walsh

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Publisher

Nick Hern Books

Format

Paperback
64 pages

Categories

Plays, playscripts

ISBN

9781848422636

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