One of the most successful plays of recent years, it ran for two years in the West End and transferred to Broadway and toured the UK. In a bar in a remote part of Ireland, the local lads are swapping spooky stories to impress a young woman from Dublin newly moved into the area...'A spellbinder that transfixes you...No praise in fact is too high' Guardian; Dublin Carol; On Christmas Eve, a Dublin undertaker is visited by his estranged daughter who wants him to face up to the past. 'McPherson writes like a dream...The play works an ingenious spell' Daily Mail; Port Authority; Three interwoven lives: a boy leaves home for the first time; a man starts a job for which is unqualified; a pensioner is sent a mysterious package...'Overwhelmingly poignant...desolate, searing eloquence' Evening Standard; Come On Over; A Jesuit priest, sent to investigate a 'miracle' in his home town, reencounters the woman who loved him thirty years before.
Conor McPherson was born in 1971 in Dublin, where he still lives. He started writing and directing plays at university. An earlier collection, McPherson: Four Plays, featured all his work up to The Weir.