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Cyprus Avenue

£12 Monday tickets are released online from 9am every Monday for that evening’s performance.
After its original sold-out run at the Royal Court and transfers to The Public Theatre, New York, Dublin’s Abbey Theatre and The MAC Belfast; David Ireland’s black comedyCyprus Avenuereturns for a limited five-week run.
“Gerry Adams has disguised himself as a new-born 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.
The story of one man struggling with the past and terrified of the future.
“Without prejudice we’re nothing! If we don’t discriminate, we don’t survive!”
Directed by Royal CourtArtistic DirectorVicky Featherstone,original cast memberStephen Reawill reprise the role of Eric Miller, for which he wonBest Actor at the Irish Times Theatre Awardsin 2017.
Cyprus Avenuewon Best New Play at the Irish Times Theatre Awards and James Tait Black Prize for Drama in 2017.
The Big Idea: Post-show talk | Tue 5 Mar
Writer David Ireland in conversation with the Royal Court Agitators. This event is free with a ticket to that evening’s performance.
 

£12 Monday tickets are released online from 9am every Monday for that evening’s performance.
After its original sold-out run at the Royal Court and transfers to The Public Theatre, New York, Dublin’s Abbey Theatre and The MAC Belfast; David Ireland’s black comedyCyprus Avenuereturns for a limited five-week run.
“Gerry Adams has disguised himself as a new-born 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.
The story of one man struggling with the past and terrified of the future.
“Without prejudice we’re nothing! If we don’t discriminate, we don’t survive!”
Directed by Royal CourtArtistic DirectorVicky Featherstone,original cast memberStephen Reawill reprise the role of Eric Miller, for which he wonBest Actor at the Irish Times Theatre Awardsin 2017.
Cyprus Avenuewon Best New Play at the Irish Times Theatre Awards and James Tait Black Prize for Drama in 2017.
The Big Idea: Post-show talk | Tue 5 Mar
Writer David Ireland in conversation with the Royal Court Agitators. This event is free with a ticket to that evening’s performance.

The original production ofCyprus Avenueat the Royal Court in 2016 was supported by Cockayne Grants for the Arts, a donor-advised fund of the London Community Foundation.

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“David Ireland’s shocking new play balances humour and horror, with Stephen Rea superb”

Susannah Clapp, ObserverRead full review

“Mr. Rea is astonishing, in one of the defining performances of his career.”

Ben Brantley, New York Times

★ ★ ★ ★

“A bruising play, touched by brilliance.”

Fergus Morgan, Time OutRead full review

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“Stephen Rea is riveting”

Michael Billington, The GuardianRead full review

★ ★ ★ ★

“Lingers in the mind long after its final act. Sharp and engaging…. Unmissable.”

Peter Crawley l The Irish TimesRead full review

★ ★ ★ ★

‘Compulsive viewing.’

Dominic Cavendish l The Daily TelegraphRead full review

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Mon – Sat:7.30pm
Sat mats:2.30pm (from 23 Feb)
Audio Described: Sat 9 Mar, 2.30pm (Touch Tour at 1pm)
Captioned: Tue 12 Mar, 7.30pm
Running time: approx. 1hr 40mins, with no interval
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ROYAL COURT THEATRE

Location

ROYAL COURT THEATRE
Sloane Square - London, SW1W 8AS

Date

Mar 02 2019 - Mar 23 2019

Time

7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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