On Blueberry Hill, London

On Blueberry Hill

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After critically-acclaimed performances in Dublin and New York, Sebastian Barry’s On Blueberry Hill transfers to London’s Trafalgar Studios in 2020.

Following the lives of two prisoners who spend every waking moment together in jail, see what The New Yorker called a “beautiful, mesmerising, mysterious” play that’s bursting with compassion, exploring what it means to forgive, to love and to survive.

Sebastian Barry is one of Ireland’s greatest living writers and the current Laureate of Irish Fiction. His novels and plays have won, and been nominated for, the MAN Booker Prize and the Irish Book Awards among many others. His novels include the international best sellers Days Without End and A Long Long Way.

On Blueberry Hill is booking from 5 March 2020 until 2 May 2020 at Trafalgar Studios, London.

What’s the Story?

Destined to spend their lives together, Christy and PJ are two inmates serving twenty years in jail.

As they reflect on an ever changing world outside, the pair become best friends and mortal enemies as they uncover events and face bittersweet consequences. What led them to their cell in Montjoy jail?

Who’s in it? On Blueberry Hill Cast

The cast features Niall Buggy (Dead Funny, An Inspector Calls, A Girl With a Pearl Earring) as Christy and David Ganly (Girl From The North Country, Once, Grease, The Sound of Music, The Wizard of Oz) as PJ.

Creative Team

Written by Sebastian Barry with direction by Fishamble’s Jim Culleton.


Reviews for On Blueberry Hill coming soon.

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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