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The Border Game

Calendar Icon Sat 2—Sat 23 Oct 2021 Drama
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Dates: Sat 2—Sat 23 Oct 2021
Times: Tues - Sat: 7:30pm
Sat & Sun matinee: 2:30pm
Preview: 4th & 5th October
Tickets: £12 - £28
Event Type: Drama
Space: Main Stage
Suitable for: 14+
Directed by: Emma Jordan

Accessible Performances

Signed (BSL/ISL): 17 Oct 2021 2.30pm
Audio described: 21 Oct 2021 7.30pm
Captioned: 23 Oct 2021 2.30pm

On a farm on the border, a fence needs repair after being destroyed by vandals. When Sinead finds Henry hungover in her field, she ropes him in to help. But re-building a fence is more complicated than it seems. What begins as a simple task soon turns to talk of their past, a reliving of old memories, and a relentless competition to come out on top.


The Company

Liz Fitzgibbon headshot - Brunette female with her hair down, wearing a black top on a grey background

Liz Fitzgibbon

Patrick McBrearty Headshot  - Man with short brunette hair and slight stubble wearing a blue top on a background of wood panelling

Patrick McBrearty

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Michael Patrick and Oisín Kearney


Emma Jordan


Ciaran Bagnall

Set Designer

Zia Bergin Holly

Lighting Designer

Garth McConaghie

Sound Designer

Enda Kenny

Costume Designer

Dylan Quinn

Movement Director

Peter Milloy

Technical Manager


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“A powerful new play... a sharp political satire...moving, honourable.”

The Guardian

“A sparky response to the centenary commemorations...guaranteed to kick off thorny conversations.”

The Irish Times

“Further proof of a new vitality and intelligence in Northern Irish theatre comes from Michael Patrick and Oisín Kearney’s The Border Game”

Michael Quinn, British Theatre Guide
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Date & Times

Show accessible performances only
Date & Times
Date Time
Fri 22 Oct 2021
Limited Availability
Sat 23 Oct 2021
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Sat 23 Oct 2021
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