The Seafarer
Paperback, 112 pages ISBN: 9781854599490Publication Date:
12 Oct 2006
Size: 200mm x 130mm£12.99 £10.39You save £2.60 (20%)
Ebook, 112 pages ISBN: 9781780012810Publication Date:
15 Oct 2014
£12.99 £10.39You save £2.60 (20%)
First Staged:
National Theatre, London, 2006

The Seafarer

By Conor McPherson

Paperback £12.99£10.39

Ebook £12.99£10.39

A breathtaking supernatural play from the author of The Weir.

It's Christmas Eve and Sharky has returned to Dublin to look after his irascible, ageing brother who's recently gone blind. Old drinking buddies Ivan and Nicky are holed up at the house too, hoping to play some cards. But with the arrival of a stranger from the distant past, the stakes are raised ever higher. In fact, Sharky may be playing for his very soul.

Conor McPherson's play The Seafarer was first performed at the National Theatre, London, in the Cottesloe auditorium, in September 2006.

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

Press Quotes

'A blistering emotional punch... The Seafarer first ambushes you and then haunts you for days afterwards'

Time Out

'Sparkling and suspenseful... McPherson is a born yarn-spinner'


'McPherson's new play is one of his most succinct and startling, and the funniest to date... what he creates is apparently simple, but daring and memorable. He sends his characters off on benders, and they bump into the infinite'


'A realistic fantasy, a wide-awake nightmare. The writing is poetic, brutal, athletic, hilarious'

Sunday Times
Paperback,112 pages ISBN: 9781854599490Publication Date:
12 Oct 2006
Size: 200mm x 130mm£12.99 £10.39You save £2.60 (20%)
Ebook,112 pages ISBN: 9781780012810Publication Date:
15 Oct 2014
£12.99 £10.39You save £2.60 (20%)

Also by Conor McPherson:

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

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