Barn Theatre Club presents

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The Pillowman

By Martin McDonagh
Directed by Danny Swanson
19th – 27th November 2010

This play is strictly for adults only. It contains strong language and scenes of a disturbing nature. (more information here)

A viciously funny, seriously disturbing tale about a writer in a totalitarian state who is interrogated about the gruesome content of his short stories and their similarities to a number of child-murders that are happening in his town.

Show Talks

Free-of-charge pre- and post-show talks:

  • Tuesday 23rd at 7.30pm in the Clubroom — Dr. Cindy Lawford asks whether McDonagh is vain enough to think stories can kill.
  • Wednesday 24th at 7.30pm in the Clubroom — Director Danny Swanson connects the torture of children with painting pigs green.
  • Thursday 25th after the performance — Cast members stay on stage to answer audience questions.
Part of the Barn’s 2010-2011 Season.


Directed by
Danny Swanson



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