A Handful of Stars starring Keith Duffy at the Trafalgar Studios

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Boyzone star Keith Duffy makes his West End stage debut in this acclaimed revival of Billy Roche’s A Handful of Stars at the Trafalgar Studios.

Following an acclaimed run at Theatre503, this revival of Billy Roche’s powerful drama A Handful of Stars transfers to the Trafalgar Studios (25 June – 25 July 2014).

Part of Roche’s Wexford Trilogy of plays, A Handful of Stars is directed by Paul Robinson and stars former Boyzone band member and Coronation Street’s Keith Duffy.

THE STORY

In the Irish town of Wexford where ‘shot-gun’ weddings are outnumbered only by random acts of violence the pool hall is Jimmy’s sanctuary. But will such a place embrace his bright ambition or bring it down, burning to the ground?

CAST

Cast includes Keith Duffy (Boyzone, Coronation Street), Ciarán Owens (Oh What a Lovely War) and Michael O’Hagan (End of Days), plus Brian Fenton, Colm Gormley, Maureen O’Connell and Michael O’Connor.

REVIEWS

From the original Theatre503 run of the show
★★★★ “cleverly pitched revival” (Guardian)
★★★★ “outstanding” (Times)
★★★★ “blazes, charms and thrills” (Evening Standard)
★★★★ “A glorious revival” (Telegraph)
★★★★ “startling precision and believability” (The Upcoming)

BOOKING

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Important Notes

Running Time: 2 hours

Performance Schedule

Theatre Information

Trafalgar Studio One
Address: 14 Whitehall, London, SW1A 2DY
Nearest Underground: Charing Cross (Northern line, Bakerloo line)
Nearest Buses: 3, 9, 11, 12, 24, 29, 53, 77A, 88, 153, 159


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