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The Shadow or the Shelter?

“Ireland and Britain live both in the shadow and in the shelter of one another, and so it has been since the dawn of history”


2016 is the 100th anniversary of the Easter Rising, a seminal event in the story of Ireland’s independence.
Our first London Irish Theatre festival of  six new plays, all set in England tells the stories of some Irish women and men who arrived in London in the decades of this last century.

5 playwrights, 6 new plays.

Irish women and men in Wandsworth,
Kilburn and Burma, Archway,
Wembley, Camden and Catford.

October 10th- October 16th 2016

 Lion and Unicorn Theatre,
Gaisford Street, Kentish Town, London NW1

Tickets  £13.75/ £11 concessions
 on sale now

October 21st- 23rd 

Colour House Theatre, Merton Abbey Mills,
Watermill Way, London SW19 2RD

Tickets £13 and £10 on sale now.
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