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“Sons of Ulster”

published 22/05/2004

A deep and moving play

Long and slihtly cerebreal

This is a play I did a number of years ago whilst still at school. The play takes revolves around the lives of 8 characters, Irish protestant in origin and examines their lives in the context of the Irish entry into the second world war. The play is divided into 4 sections Remembrance, Initiation...

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Excellent

“A modern classic”

published 19/04/2005

One of the most powerful plays of our time

Relevance of subject may be lost with non- Norther...

Coming from Northern Ireland, I found this play perhaps more relevant than one who doesn't understand the history aand the divide may. However, the themes that it deals with are universally relevant, such as war and its effects, sectarianism and ethnic divides, even homosexuality. The main...

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