Disco Pigs & Sucking Dublin

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Paperback, 64 pages ISBN: 9781854593986Publication Date:
28 Aug 1997
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Titles included:
Sucking Dublin
Disco Pigs

Disco Pigs & Sucking Dublin

By Enda Walsh

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  • George Devine Award - 1997
  • Stewart Parker Prize - 1997

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.

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 was first performed by Corcadorca Theatre Company at the Triskel Arts Centre, Cork, in September 1996, and subsequently at the 1996 Dublin Theatre Festival. It received its UK premiere at the Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh, in August 1997, before transferring to the Bush Theatre, London, in September 1997, and then on international tour.

It won the Stewart Parker Prize for the best Irish debut play and the George Devine Award in 1997.

Also included in this volume is Sucking Dublin, a fierce and uncompromising short play about a group of five individuals tormented by a rape in a claustrophobic, drug-infested Dublin.

Sucking Dublin was first performed by the Outreach Department of the Abbey Theatre at Basin Lane Youth Reach Centre in Dublin in 1997. It also played at the Samuel Beckett Theatre in Trinity College, Dublin, from 4 November 1997.

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'A small-scale modern classic'

Time Out on Disco Pigs

Performing rights not held by Nick Hern Books

Paperback, 64 pages ISBN: 9781854593986Publication Date:
28 Aug 1997
Size: 198mm x 129mm£8.99 £7.19You save £1.80 (20%)
EPUB, 64 pages ISBN: 9781780012797Publication Date:
8 Oct 2014
£8.99 £7.19You save £1.80 (20%)

Also by Enda Walsh:

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

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