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Theatre: Watch Cyrus Avenue by the Abbey Theatre online

27 Mar - 26 Apr 2020 (Past)


To celebrate World Theatre Day on Friday 27 March 2020, the Abbey Theatre in partnership with the Royal Court Theatre and The Space, made Cyprus Avenue available to view for free on their websites and YouTube pages.

Commissioned by The Space, this film of Cyprus Avenueby David Ireland, mixes live capture of performance from the iconic stage production with location shooting in Belfast. It was first broadcast on Sunday 15 September 2019 on BBC Four.

Available until Sunday 26 April, watch Cyprus Avenue here.

Starring Stephen Rea and directed by Vicky Featherstone, the award-winning Cyprus Avenue was originally co-produced by the Royal Court Theatre, London and Abbey Theatre, Dublin before touring to The MAC in Belfast and the Public Theater in New York.

The full cast includes; Ronkẹ Adékoluẹjo, Chris Corrigan, Andrea Irvine, Amy Molloy and Stephen Rea.

The film adaptation was commissioned by The Space and produced for BBC Four by the Royal Court Theatre. It was Executive Produced by Lucy Davies, Jane Featherstone, Barbara Broccoli and Michael G Wilson.


Abbey Theatre
Cyprus Avenue
Royal Court Theatre
The Space