This Lime Tree Bower

Cast: 3m

Staging: Minimal set

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

Imprint: Nick Hern Books
EPUB, 60 pages ISBN: 9781780014357Publication Date:
13 May 2015
£4.99 £4.00You save £0.99 (20%)
First Staged:
Crypt Arts Centre, Dublin, 1995; Bush Theatre, London, 1996

This Lime Tree Bower

By Conor McPherson

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  • Winner of the Meyer-Whitworth Award

A poignant and gripping tale told through three interlinking monologues from the multi-award-winning author of The Weir.

Three young men from a small seaside town near Dublin tell us in overlapping monologues of their inextricably linked lives and the eventful week which was to change things for good...

Conor McPherson's play This Lime Tree Bower was first performed as an Íomhá Ildánach/Fly by Night co-production at the Crypt Arts Centre, Dublin, in September 1995. It was subsequently performed at the Bush Theatre, London, in July 1996.

The play won a Thames TV Award, a Guinness/National Theatre Ingenuity Award and the 1997 Meyer-Whitworth Award.

Conor McPherson adapted and directed a feature film version under the title Saltwater. Released in 2000, it starred Peter McDonald, Brian Cox, Brendan Gleeson and Conor Mullen.

This Lime Tree Bower is also available in the collection Conor McPherson Plays: One.

'People always blame something, don't they?'

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'A touching, marvellously entertaining play which tells a gripping tale with assured panache. This is a piece of real richness'

Daily Telegraph

Cast: 3m

Staging:Minimal set

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

Imprint: Nick Hern Books
EPUB, 60 pages ISBN: 9781780014357Publication Date:
13 May 2015
£4.99 £4.00You save £0.99 (20%)

Also by Conor McPherson:

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

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