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Cyprus Avenue - 2019 - West End


After its original sold-out run at the Royal Court and transfers to The Public Theatre, New York, Dublin's Abbey Theatre and The MAC Belfast; David Ireland's black comedy Cyprus Avenue returns for a limited four-week run.

Eric Miller is a Belfast Loyalist. He believes his five-week old granddaughter is Gerry Adams. His family keep telling him to stop living in the past and fighting old battles that nobody cares about anymore but his cultural heritage is under siege. He must act. The story of one man struggling with the past and terrified of the future.


Running Time: One hour and 40 minutes, with no intermission

Royal Court Theatre Jerwood Theatre Downstairs

(London, )
Sloane Square London SW1W 8AS


by Gary Naylor - February 20, 2019
Cyprus Avenue is a blistering black comedy illuminated by a sensational performance from Stephen Rea as Eric, a man adrift in a world that is changing too quickly for him, feeding a psychosis about to explode.