Conor McPherson's National Theatre debut is a tale of four friends hoping to play cards, whose evening is disturbed by an ominous stranger from the past. Read More >
On Christmas Eve Sharky returns home to care for his blind, ageing brother. Drinking buddies Ivan and Nicky are also at the house, hoping to play some cards. However, the arrival of a stranger from the distant past raises the stakes. Sharkey may be playing for his very soul.
The Seafarer marks Conor McPherson’s National Theatre debut.