Wee Thomas was a friendly cat. He would always say hello to you were you to see him sitting on a wall. (Pause.) He won't be saying hello more, God bless him. Not with that lump of a brain gone. Who kcked Wee Thomas over on the lonely road on the island of Inishmore, and was it an accident? Mad Padraig will want to kw when he gets back from a stint of torture and chip shop bombing in Northern Ireland: he loves that cat more than life itself.
Martin McDonagh's first play The Beauty Queen of Leenane was nominated for six Tony awards, of which it won four, and the Laurence Olivier Award. In 2003, his play The Pillowman had its world premiere at the Royal National Theatre and received the 2004 Olivier Award. In 2006, Martin McDonagh won an Oscar for his short film Six Shooter.