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Home Place, The

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About the Show Less...

A Ballybeg family's way of life becomes threatened by the arrival of their English cousin.

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The Home Place1878: the beginning of Home Rule. Widowed father Christopher Gore lives in Ballybeg with his son David, where their housekeeper is the object of both father and son’s affections. Though that may be a complicated situation, the arrival of Christopher’s cousin from England threatens their very way of life.

Tom Courtenay is a veteran of the English stage, whose last West End appearance came in 2003’s Pretending To Be Me, also at the Comedy theatre. His other stage credits include The Dresser, Billy Liar and Art.

Brian Friel is one of Ireland’s greatest living playwrights. His highly-acclaimed works, which are often set in or around Ballybeg, include Afterplay, Aristocrats, Dancing At Lughnasa and Translations.


Important Dates & Timing

Previews From: 07/05/2005

Opening Night: 25/05/2005

Closing Night: 13/08/2005

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Cast & Creative


Tom Courtenay


Director - Adrian Noble

Lighting Designer - Mark Henderson

Set Designer - Peter McKintosh

Author - Brian Friel

About Harold Pinter Theatre

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