Unforgiven

  • date Tuesday, 4 March, 2014
  • group Sliabh Aughty Drama Group
  • author John McDwyer
  • category Confined
  • age suitable for children

A real circus of a play, Unforgiven is a laugh a minute exposition of Irish rural life where nothing is ever as it seems to be.  P.J. awaits the death of his father so that he can inherit the farm and marry his neighbour Mary and live happily ever after.  His brother Seamie (AKA One Word) holds a watching brief while Mary is blissfully unaware of P.J.’s plans for her.

When the father ultimately dies, another brother arrives home from America and a colony of cats land among the pigeons in this hilarious play.

Sliabh Aughty Drama Group

Sliabh Aughty Drama Group was founded in 1989 and has enjoyed considerable success on the festival circuit with productions of ‘The Field’, ‘The Honeyspike’ and ‘I do Not Like Thee Dr Fell’. After a lengthy break they returned in 1994 with some new and some old faces. They have since produced ‘Big Maggie’, ‘Sharon’s Grave’, ‘Arsenic and Old Lace’, ‘The Year of The Hiker’, ‘The Lonesome West’ and ‘A Skull in Connemara’ and qualified for the All Ireland Finals with Michael Carey’s ‘Thy Will be Done’.

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