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!
‘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