Disco Pigs
Imprint: Nick Hern Books
Published in volume Disco Pigs & Sucking Dublin
First Staged:
Cork 1997; then extensive tour to Edinburgh & West End

Disco Pigs

By Enda Walsh
Published in volume Disco Pigs & Sucking Dublin

Disco Pigs is the award-winning play about two warped teenagers that confirmed Enda Walsh's place in the forefront of young Irish dramatists and was filmed in 2001 with Cillian Murphy and Elaine Cassidy.

Stewart Parker Award
George Devine Award

Pig and Runt are two 17-year-olds who share everything: birthday, language, worldview - and that moment when pop songs and life-changing orgasms flash by and last forever.

Disco Pigs is published in a volume with Sucking Dublin. It is also available in the collection Enda Walsh Plays: One.

Press Quotes

'20 years on, Enda Walsh's play about two disaffected teenagers has lost none of its kinetic energy, nor the power to simultaneously shock and move… the dialogue has a hypnotic and poetic quality'

Time Out (on the 2017 revival)

'offers timely insights into teenage alienation... impressive'

The Stage

'Poignantly funny, full of sound and movement, this electric two-hander is phenomenal’

Irish Sunday Times

‘Does for Cork kids what Irvine Welsh’s Trainspotting did for young Scots’

Daily Telegraph

'a small-scale modern classic'

Time Out

Also by Enda Walsh:

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

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