A Whistle in the Dark

by Tom Murphy

Tricycle Theatre, The Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester presents the explosive Irish classic A WHISTLE IN THE DARK By Tom Murphy 
 “comes at you with all the freshness of a mugging last night in Leicester Square”
 “Tom Murphy’s A Whistle in the Dark hits the London Stage with a devastating punch”  Evening Standard
 “Unmissable.” Daily Telegraph
 “Brutal, sordid and brilliant.”  Guardian
 ”packs a punch”  Metro 
England, 1960s: into the home of Michael Carney and his English wife come his brawling family of brothers and their father, the fire-breathing Dada. Written when he was just 25, Tom Murphy’s play remains a devastating portrait of the pull of tribalism and violence in men, and the desperate need to stand against it.

Support Our Capital Project
Wed 29 Mar 2006 - Tue 2 May 2006

Producer - Royal Exchange Manchester

Director - Jacob Murray

Designer - Laurie Dennett


Kieran Gough - Des

Esther Hall - Betty

Sean Kearns - Iggy

Frank Laverty - Hugo

Fergal McElherron - Mush

Damian O'Hare - Harry

Patrick O'Kane - Michael

Gary Whelan - Dada