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Online, Friday 27th March - Sunday 31st May

Cyprus Avenue: Online Screening – To celebrate World Theatre Day (March 27th 2020), Abbey Theatre partnered with the Royal Court Theatre and The Space to make Cyprus Avenue, the film adaptation, available to watch for free on their website, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube pages.

Commissioned by The Space, this film of Cyprus Avenue, by David Ireland, mixes live capture of performance from the iconic stage production with location shooting in Belfast. It was first broadcast on Sunday September 15th 2019 on BBC Four. Starring Stephen Rea and directed by Vicky Featherstone, the award-winning Cyprus Avenue was originally co-produced by the Royal Court Theatre, London and Abbey Theatre, Dublin before touring to The MAC in Belfast and the Public Theater in New York. The film adaptation was commissioned by The Space and produced for BBC Four by the Royal Court Theatre. It was Executive Produced by Lucy Davies, Jane Featherstone, Barbara Broccoli and Michael G Wilson.

Full cast: Ronkẹ Adékoluẹjo, Chris Corrigan, Andrea Irvine, Amy Molloy and Stephen Rea.
Age Guidance: 18+

“David Ireland's shocking new play balances humour and horror, with Stephen Rea superb”The Observer.
“Mr. Rea is astonishing, in one of the defining performances of his career.”New York Times.
“Stephen Rea delivers a masterful performance”The Irish Times.
“Compulsive viewing”The Daily Telegraph.
“Stephen Rea is riveting”The Guardian.


Date:
Friday 27th March - Sunday 31st May
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Free

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