In David Ireland’s unflinching new play, a sharp-tongued Belfast cleaner relives painful and harrowing episodes in a showdown with her past. Filmed at the Lyric Theatre, Belfast.
The international premiere of a searing new play from David Ireland centres on a Belfast woman reflecting on her turbulent life amidst the Troubled past.
Sharp-witted cleaner Sadie develops an intense, dysfunctional yet passionate relationship with a much younger man, triggering a psychological showdown with the remnant demons of her past. She confronts these ghosts, calling out their contribution to the path life took her down.
Expect strong language, painful subjects and surprising consequences.
Sadie was rehearsed in isolation, following government Covid guidelines. The performance was filmed for television at the Lyric Theatre, Belfast, without an audience, as part of BBC Arts’ Lights Up festival.
|Production Company||Lyric Theatre Belfast|
|Production Company||Field Day Theatre Company|