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The Walworth Farce - Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2007

Following the critically acclaimed DruidSynge performances in the 2005 Edinburgh International Festival (Herald Angel 2005), Druid will now play Traverse as part of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe with The Walworth Farce by Enda Walsh, one of Ireland’s finest young playwrights.  The Festival welcomes Enda’s return to Edinburgh following his outstanding success with Disco Pigs (Stewart Parker and George Devine Awards) in 1997 and Bedbound in 2001. 


This UK Premiere of Enda Walsh’s remarkable play combines hilarious moments with shocking realism and delivers an achingly tender insight into what can happen when we become stuck in the stories we tell ourselves about our lives.  The Walworth Farce is a blend of frenetic, madcap slapstick and the deeper, darker concerns which are central to the characters’ lives. 


The Edinburgh Festival Fringe is the world’s biggest arts festival and last year featured over 28,000 performances across 261 venues selling over 1.35 million tickets.  The Walworth Farce opens at Traverse on August 5th and runs until August 26th.


Druid’s visit to Edinburgh Festival Fringe, which is supported by Culture Ireland, brings an exciting creative team to Traverse – Director Mikel Murfi (Trad, Fringe First 2005), Designer Sabine Dargent and Lighting Designer Paul Keogan.



Edinburgh Festival Fringe

Traverse, Edinburgh

Sun August 5th – Sun August 26th (Various Times)

Previews Fri 3rd, Sat 4th August


Click here for Show Times, Tickets and information: +44 (0)131 228 1404




Denis Conway

Garrett Lombard

Tadhg Murphy

Natalie Best




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The Walworth Farce - Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2007
A play by Enda Walsh
Directed by: Mikel Murfi
Design: Sabine Dargent
Lighting Design: Paul Keogan
Costume Design: Sabine Dargent
Cast: Denis Conway, Garrett Lombard, Tadhg Murphy, Natalie Best
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