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To Have to Shoot Irishmen

Omnibus Theatre, Clapham Common, London ****
Review by Carole Woddis of performance seen Oct 5, 2018:

&copy, Mike Massaro, Elinor Lawless as Hanna (centre), Gerard Kearns (on piano above), Russell Richardson (left) on violin in designer Rachel Rooney's approximation of a destroyed Dublin and Hanna's dwellings by British soldiers...

© Mike Massaro, Elinor Lawless as Hanna (centre), Robbie O’Neill (back left), Gerard Kearns (on piano above), Russell Richardson (left) on violin in designer Rachel Rooney’s approximation of a destroyed Dublin and Hanna’s dwellings ransacked by British soldiers…

In a comparatively short space of time, Lizzie Nunnery has certainly made her mark. Singer-songwriter as well as playwright, her plays – of which, Narvik, her award-winning evocation of the North Atlantic, the sea and wartime love is one of the most recent – mixes all these elements into dramas that defy total categorisation. Continue reading