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Other titles in the Methuen Modern Plays series:
Down the Line/The Hunt for Red Willie (Methuen Modern Plays)by Paul Mercier
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Two new plays that premiered on the Peacock Stage at the Abbey Theatre in 2000
Down the Line: Dubliners Eve and James Walsh have reared four children. Almost. They have a son who took off to London, a daughter who can't go any further than the front gates without feeling homesick, a younger son orbiting the planet and a younger daughter who is the family's last great hope. A warm and irresistible story of suburban family life by the author of the award-winning Dublin Trilogy, Down the Line premièred on the Peacock Stage of the Abbey Theatre on 28 September 2000.
THE HUNT FOR RED WILLIE
On a remote stretch of bog in County Donegal in 1829, a local landlord meets his end while in pursuit of the notorious Red Willie. Foul play is suspected and the hunt is on. A farcical romp that casts a warm side-long glance at some of the classic plays of Irish theatre, The Hunt for Red Willie premiered on the Peacock Stage of the Abbey Theatre on 23 November 2000.
In "Down the Line", the Walshes are a middle class suburban Dublin family. It is the 1980s and Eve and James have reared four children. Almost. In "The Hunt for Red Willie" a local landlord meets his end while in pursuit of the notorious Red Willie. Foul play is suspected and the hunt is on.
Down the Line: The story of a middle class suburban Dublin family and the social problems their children encounter growing up in the 1980s. The Hunt for Red Willie: A farcical romp that casts a warm, side-long glance at some of the classic plays of Irish theatre.
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