Tearing the Loom

Cast: 2f 5m

Staging: Single interior set

Amateur rights performance fee: £75 per performance (plus VAT where applicable)

Imprint: Nick Hern Books
First Staged:
Lyric Theatre, Belfast, 1998

Tearing the Loom

By Gary Mitchell

A searing portrait of a community divided against itself, set in a weaver's cottage in County Armagh at the time of the 1798 Rebellion.

Gary Mitchell's play Tearing the Loom was first performed at the Lyric Theatre, Belfast, in 1998.

Cast: 2f 5m

Staging:Single interior set

Amateur rights performance fee: £75 per performance (plus VAT where applicable)

Imprint: Nick Hern Books

Also by Gary Mitchell:

As the Beast Sleeps
In a Little World of Our Own
Loyal Women
Trust
The Force of Change (Bin End Stock)
Tearing the Loom & In a Little World of Our Own
The Force of Change

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