An Abbey Theatre, Headlong, Citizens Theatre and Liverpool Everyman and Playhouse Theatre co-production. 2016 Northern Ireland tour presented by the Lyric Theatre.
Written by Frank McGuinness.
“Those I belonged to, those I have not forgotten, the irreplaceable ones, they kept their nerve, and they died.“
On 1 July 1916, the 36th Ulster Division took part in one of the bloodiest battles in human history. The Battle of the Somme. One hundred years on, the Abbey Theatre presents a major new co-production of Observe the Sons of Ulster Marching Towards the Somme directed by Headlong’s Artistic Director, Jeremy Herrin. In the extraordinary circumstances of World War 1, eight ordinary men are changed, changed utterly…
This iconic war play by Frank McGuinness is a powerful portrayal of mortality, love and loss.
What more have we to tell each other?
60 Front Row tickets are available for Friday and Saturday night and for weekend matinees for just £10 when booked before Midnight May 09.
15% discount available on all other tickets (excluding concessions) when booked before Midnight May 9.