Murphy Plays: 1: Famine; The Patriot Game; The Blue Macuschla

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Bloomsbury Academic, Feb 15, 1992 - Drama - 252 pages

The first collection of plays by "The most distinctive, the most restless, the most obsessive imagination at work in the Irish theatre today" Brian Friel

Famine portrays the Great Hunger of the Irish in 1840s, with fresh pathos and insight.

Patriot Games is a documentary drama charting the 1916 Easter rising.

The Blue Macushla is a live gangster movie on stage set in the Republic of the 1970s with the politics of the Troubles emerging in Northern Ireland spilling over into the South.

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