Paperback, 80 pages ISBN: 9781848424197Publication Date:
10 Jul 2014
Size: 198mm x 129mm£11.99 £9.59You save £2.40 (20%)
Ebook, 80 pages ISBN: 9781780014883Publication Date:
21 Aug 2014
£11.99 £9.59You save £2.40 (20%)
First Staged:
Galway International Arts Festival and National Theatre, London, 2014


By Enda Walsh

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A gut-wrenchingly funny, achingly sad play featuring jaw-dropping moments of physical comedy.

The lives of two men unravel over the course of ninety minutes. Where are they? Who are they? What room is this, and what might be beyond the walls?

Enda Walsh's play Ballyturk premiered at Galway International Arts Festival in 2014. It subsequently toured Ireland before opening at the National Theatre, London.

Ballyturk is also available in the collection Enda Walsh Plays: Two, along with the short duologue play that inspired it, My Friend Duplicity.

Press Quotes

'A complete blast'


'Wild, fast, often hilarious and sometimes melancholy... Enda Walsh retains his ability to unsettle, to place side by side daft slapstick, playful theatricality and sublime poetry'

The Arts Desk

'A richly theatrical experience… combines manic physical comedy with a meditation on the brevity of our earthly existence… imagine Under Milk Wood interpreted by Buster Keaton and you get the picture'


'Ferocious physical slapstick comedy is interspersed with heartbreakingly tender and delicately poetic explorations of the soul... it throbs with searing poignancy at times, is riotously funny at others… a remarkable achievement'

Irish Independent

'Delirious and captivating… this is thrilling theatre, visceral and cerebral, hilarious and sad'

Irish Examiner
Paperback,80 pages ISBN: 9781848424197Publication Date:
10 Jul 2014
Size: 198mm x 129mm£11.99 £9.59You save £2.40 (20%)
Ebook,80 pages ISBN: 9781780014883Publication Date:
21 Aug 2014
£11.99 £9.59You save £2.40 (20%)

Also by Enda Walsh:

misterman (2001 edition)
Once: The Musical
The Same
Room 303
Lazarus: The Complete Book and Lyrics
The New Electric Ballroom
Disco Pigs
Medicine & The Same: two plays
Enda Walsh Plays: One
My Friend Duplicity
Roald Dahl's The Twits
A Girl's Bedroom
bedbound & misterman: two plays
The Ginger Ale Boy
Disco Pigs & Sucking Dublin
The Small Things
Enda Walsh Plays: Two
The Walworth Farce
How These Desperate Men Talk
Lynndie's Gotta Gun
Sucking Dublin

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