DOI: 10.5040/9780571347377.00000002
Roles: Male (2) , Female (2) , Neutral (0)

Twenty years on from the Belfast Peace Agreement, Tom and Maggie are enjoying a glass of wine or two on Gerry and Rosemary’s deck, waiting for the Eleventh Night bonfire to be lit in the estate below. But there is tension in the air; and what these neighbours of old think of one another, truly, feels just one unguarded moment away on this hot summer’s night.

A companion piece to Owen McCafferty’s play Quietly, Fire Below (A War of Words) was a co-production between the Lyric Theatre and the Abbey Theatre and premiered at the Lyric Belfast in association with the Belfast International Arts Festival in October 2017.  

From Fire Below

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Faber and Faber

Owen McCafferty

ISBN: 9780571345267

Series: Faber Drama

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