The Wexford Trilogy
Set in a snooker club, a betting shop and a local church, each play introduces a mix of young cornerboys, old cowboys and chancers of any age in a lyrical, poignant and often hilarious account of lost dreams and thwarted ambitions.
'These funny, big-hearted plays are eminently watchable' Dominic Cavendish
'How many contemporary writers give us the feeling that O'Casey has been exhumed in order to set a Chekhov short story to dialogue?'The Times
'If you want to know about roots, change, loss, growth, camaraderie, alienation or any of a dozen pertinent topics you should see Roche's wonderfully ambivalent tales of a town that's simultaneously mean and warm, stifling and nourishing, comic and sad. Together, they make you redefine that elusive word: home'The Times
24 Nov 2000Size: 198mm x 128mm
Also by Billy Roche: