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Everything Between Us


  • Playwright

    David Ireland 

  • Setting

    Post-ceasefire Northern Ireland.

  • Synopsis

    Sandra Richardson is preparing to take her seat on the first day of the new Truth and Reconciliation Commission in Northern Ireland when her long lost sister Teeni explodes into the chamber and assaults the South African chairwoman.

    To find out if this is a terrorist plot or just her sister’s way of announcing her return to Belfast, Sandra bundles Teeni into a disused room hidden along the corridors of power.

    With the world’s press and Stormont’s security officers waiting to invade, Sandra and Teeni must learn very quickly how to talk to each other. They need to relive the violence that shattered their family, but first they have to agree what the truth is and who has the right to tell it.


  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts


  • Cast Size Female


Original Production

  • Date of First Production

    11 March 2010

  • Production Notes

    Co-produced by Tinderbox and Solas Nua (Washington DC) with the support of the Arts Council of Northern Ireland.

  • Producer

    Produced by Tinderbox Theatre Company

  • Original Venue

  • Venue Notes

    First staged at the Bruce Montgomery Theatre, Philadelphia.

Original Cast  
Performer Tara Lynne O'Neill
Performer Claire Lamont
Production Team  
Director Kathleen Akerley

Unpublished Scripts

Rights Information

  • Territory

    All Territories

  • Rights Type

    All Rights

  • Contact

    Tinderbox Theatre Company

  • Address

    The Crescent, 2-4 University Road
    Belfast BT7 1NH
    Co. Antrim
    Northern Ireland

  • Phone

    + 44 (0)28 9043 9313

  • Email


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