Juno and the Paycock, at the National Theatre

Lyttelton Theatre, National Theatre, Southbank, London 51.506998 -0.11398
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£12 to £45, from nationaltheatre.org.uk
+44 (0) 207 452 3000
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Juno is struggling to cajole Jack back into work as he spends his time drinking with his sidekick. Their son is crippled after fighting for the IRA, and their daughter has joined a union and gone on strike.

Unexpected news of an inheritance brightens up their lives, only for reality to dash their dreams of escape when a neighbour is carried down the stairs, dead -– another victim of the troubles.

"Juno and the Paycock" offers a devastating portrait of wasted potential in a Dublin torn apart by the chaos of the Irish Civil War.


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glenking – “The National is the best place to see Shakespeare in London. Ive been to a few at the Donmar with big names like Jude Law, but the National seems to stick to the script pretty well. Sometimes they put on updated versions ( i saw one that was set in New York), but you cant beat the originals.Everyo…”

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