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The History of the Troubles (Accordin' to my Da)


  • Playwright

    Alan McKee  Conor Grimes  Martin Lynch 

  • Setting

    Belfast, 1969-2002

  • Synopsis

    Beginning in August 1969, this comedy tells the story of how decades of sectarian conflict affected one ordinary Belfast man, Gerry Courtney.

  • Play Type

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  • Cast Size Male


Original Production

  • Date of First Production

    01 April 2002

  • Producer

  • Original Venue

    Northern Bank

  • Venue Notes

    First performed at this off-site venue as a commission by the Cathedral Quarter Arts Festival. Transferred to the Grand Opera House and has since toured widely.

Original Cast  
Performer Alan McKee
Performer Conor Grimes
Gerry Ivan Little
Production Team  
Director Karl Wallace

Published Scripts

  • Title

    The History of the Troubles (Accordin' to me Da)

  • Published By

    Lagan Press

  • Address

    7 Lower Crescent
    Belfast BT7 1NR
    Co. Antrim
    Northern Ireland

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