The Cavalcaders and Amphibians

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Paperback, 96 pages ISBN: 9781854594631Publication Date:
23 Feb 2001
Size: 198mm x 129mm£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)

The Cavalcaders and Amphibians

By Billy Roche

Paperback £9.99£7.99

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Professional Production On Stage at:
Boulevard Theatre, London
From Wed 16 Sep 2020 to Sat 21 Nov 2020

Two plays from the author of The Wexford Trilogy.

The Cavalcaders (Abbey Theatre, Dublin, 1993) is a rousing, comic play set in an old-fashioned cobbler's shop in small-town southern Ireland.

Terry is a man who, surrounded by love and friendship, is haunted by the woman who previously betrayed him. His only solace comes in singing with the barbershop quartet.

The script contains the music for the a cappella songs performed in the play.

Also included in this volume is Amphibians (RSC, 1992), an earlier rite-of-passage play in which a twelve-year-old boy spends the night alone on an island.

Press Quotes

'A wonderful, wistful memory play'

Irish Times

'No reservations, no qualifications: this is a superb play'

Irish Evening Press

'Roche demonstrates again that he is the subtlest, deftest talent to have emerged this decade on either side of the Irish Sea'

The Times

Performing rights not held by Nick Hern Books

Paperback, 96 pages ISBN: 9781854594631Publication Date:
23 Feb 2001
Size: 198mm x 129mm£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
Professional Production On Stage at:
Boulevard Theatre, London Wed 16 Sep 2020 - Sat 21 Nov 2020

Also by Billy Roche:

A Handful of Stars
Lay Me Down Softly
The Wexford Trilogy
The Cavalcaders
Poor Beast in the Rain
Belfry
On Such As We
Amphibians

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