The Mint presents a new staging of Micheál mac Liammóir's 1948 Irish drama, which tells the story of Bairbre’s return home to Ireland, after a dozen hard years in London working the streets. More…
Three days ago, she married Tom, who knows nothing of her past. Together they hope to settle with Tom’s father on his farm, and live a simple life far from the temptations and torments of the sinful city. But soon they will learn that it’s not easy for anyone to escape their past, even among the rocks and ruins of the mountainside.
See it if a museum piece of a middling Irish drama from the middle of the last century. Does not belong being shown in this century
Don't see it if The Mint's has miscast the characters, the amateur scenery does not add to show Judgmental awful plot should never see another production
Also A very rare Mint miss
See it if You like old gems. If you love the Actress Brenda Meany.
Don't see it if You're looking for fancy sets, staging, or a neat and tidy ending
See it if you love the Mint and exploring old Irish plays that time has (rightfully) forgotten, reflecting the sensibilities of early 20th century.
Don't see it if you expect good acting (two of the main male characters are terribly miscast) or a play that has remained relevant to today's audiences.