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12th Jan 2018

Love/Hate and Young Offenders stars set to appear in Martin McDonagh play on the West End

Michael Lanigan

Definitely something to consider for fans of In Bruges and Seven Psychopaths.

Fresh from cleaning up the Golden Globes with his latest film, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, writer and director Martin McDonagh is taking no time to deprive the world of his wildly dark sense of humour as one of his early plays is hitting the West End in the summer.

The Lieutenant of Inishmore is set to run in London’s Noël Coward Theatre from 4 July until 8 September with previews from 23 June, and the cast has just been announced.

Joining the cast are Charlie Murphy from Love/Hate and Peaky Blinders, Chris Walley from Young Offenders, Denis Conway (Wallenstein), Will Irvine (Lady Chatterley’s Lover), Brian Martin (Boudica), Daryl McCormack (Othello) and Julian Moore-Cook (Mother Courage and Her Children)

The Lieutenant of Inishman was originally performed by the Royal Shakespeare Company in 2001 and the story is set in Ireland during the early 1990s.

Described as a black comedy which looks at terrorism and nationalism in the modern day, the show will be directed by Michael Grandage as part of his season in the West End.

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