The Veil

Cast: 5f 3m

Staging: single built set

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

Paperback, 128 pages ISBN: 9781848422025Publication Date:
29 Sep 2011
Size: 198mm x 130mm£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
EPUB, 128 pages ISBN: 9781780012841Publication Date:
15 Oct 2014
£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
First Staged:
National Theatre, London, 2011

The Veil

By Conor McPherson

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Set around a haunted house hemmed in by a restive, starving populace, The Veil weaves Ireland’s troubled colonial history into a transfixing story about the search for love, the transcendental and the circularity of time. 

May 1822, rural Ireland. The defrocked Reverend Berkeley arrives at the crumbling former glory of Mount Prospect House to accompany seventeen year-old Hannah to England. She is to be married off to a marquis in order to resolve the debts of her mother’s estate. However, compelled by the strange voices that haunt his beautiful young charge and a fascination with the psychic current that pervades the house, Berkeley proposes a seance, the consequences of which are catastrophic.

Conor McPherson's play The Veil was first performed in the Lyttelton auditorium of the National Theatre, London, in September 2011.

The Veil is also available in the collection Conor McPherson Plays: Three.

Press Quotes

'An atmospheric and haunting tale of lost souls'

Evening Standard

'Bold and intriguing... McPherson keeps you guessing to the last'

Financial Times

Cast: 5f 3m

Staging:single built set

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

Paperback, 128 pages ISBN: 9781848422025Publication Date:
29 Sep 2011
Size: 198mm x 130mm£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)
EPUB, 128 pages ISBN: 9781780012841Publication Date:
15 Oct 2014
£9.99 £7.99You save £2.00 (20%)

Also by Conor McPherson:

The Birds (stage version)
Port Authority
Dublin Carol
The Nest
The Weir
This Lime Tree Bower
Conor McPherson Plays: One
Conor McPherson Plays: Two
Girl from the North Country
Rum and Vodka
Conor McPherson Plays: Three
Shining City
The Good Thief
The Seafarer
The Night Alive
St Nicholas
Come On Over
The Dance of Death

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