Page extent: 96
ISBN: 9781849430005
Binding: PaperBack

Chronicles Of Long Kesh

Martin Lynch

PaperBack (15 Mar 2010)
Written by one of Northern Ireland’s most celebrated playwrights Martin Lynch, this is the painful, shocking and hilarious story of Northern Ireland’s infamous prison - Long Kesh - told through the eyes of prison officers, Republicans and Loyalists, a rich assortment of patriots, chancers, leaders, wives, escapers and hypochondriacs!

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ISBN13 9781849430005
Binding PaperBack
Page Extent 96


‘Simple staging and superb performances work an unshowy magic.’ - The Guardian

‘Fierce and gripping, direct from Belfast and dripping with the sound, fury and black humour of that city…’ - The Times

‘Humour, rambunctious as well as grim is built into the production... Whatever else it is or isn't, this is ripping theatre.’ - The Times Culture Magazine

"This is a vigorous, entertaining piece of popular theatre, daring to tackle some of the blackest episods of the prison’s history with a degree of levity" - Sarah Hemming, Financial Times

"Lynch links together politics and intimate personal dramas without taking sides." - Maxie Szalwinska, Sunday Times

"There is the unmistakable tang of authenticity to this captivating sweep both through big events in the prison’s history and tiny details of individual lives." - Fiona Mountford, Evening Standard

"…Martin Lynch's account of inside life really works…" – Lyn Gardner, The Guardian