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6 - 18 June 2016 At Swim, Two Boys Forty Feet



At Swim, Two Boys


Tuesday 7 to Saturday 18 June 2016 at 7.30pm


Adapted by Tim Scott from the novel by Jamie O'Neill


Sean Roper-Nolan


Forty Feet


Written by Jamie O'Neill, At Swim, Two Boys tells the story of Dun Laoghaire boys Jim and Doyler and their friendship on the brink of Irish independence. Amid rebellious undercurrents, they navigate an adolescent sea while finding their lives overturned and their innocence washed away on the course to the Easter Rising, 1916. Through growing pains and hard-earned maturity, the boys' scope widens to a world of Dublin society and Irish politics. As their year unfolds, they tumult into questioning their friends, families, faith, values, and even their rapidly changing love for each other. Death and heartache plague what should be their halcyon youth. What's left to them is a deeper understanding of things worth living and dying for.

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Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes approx, including interval


Euro 16 full, 10 concession

Preview (6 June) Euro 10 full; Euro 5 concession tickets will be available on the door only


Now open for online booking


Last updated 25 May 2016 by Francis Thackaberry (Email).