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Meeting at Menin Gate


  • Playwright

    Martin Lynch 

  • Synopsis

    Attending a cross community Peace and Reconciliation tour of World War I battle sites, Liz, a Protestant nurse, meets Terry, an ex IRA gunman. Over a bottle of wine in a hotel room in Ypres they confront painful truths about the past. Is this a two person Truth Commission or simply raw, naked revenge?

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts


  • Cast Notes

    Cast doubling occurs

Original Production

  • Date of First Production

    04 September 2013

  • Production Notes

    The final instalment of Green Shoot Productions three-play commission, The Ulster Trilogy.
  • Producer

    Produced by Green Shoot Productions

  • Original Venue

    The MAC

Original Cast  
Cara & others Maria Connolly
Liz Andrea Irvine
Dessie & others Marty Maguire
Terry James Doran
Production Team  
Director Matt Torney
Set Designer Niall Rea
Lighting Designer James C. McFetridge
Costume Designer Judy Kay
Sound Designer Andrew Stanford
Fight Director James Cosgrave
Project Manager Erika Reid
Production Manager Rory Casey
Deputy Stage Manager Patrick Freeman
Assistant Stage Manager Natalie Murphy
Administrator Deirdre Ashe

Unpublished Scripts

Rights Information

Source Of Information

The information for this entry was taken from the original production programme.