Young Jewish director returns to Edinburgh Festival following critically-acclaimed debut in 2007.
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Posted: July 16 2008

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Two new plays interwoven as one

In the wake of a terrible accident, Michael and Caoimhe rebuild their lives as best they can. But all Michael can remember is the boat out on the lough that never should have been there. The barometer points to rain as the young couple realise they might not grow old together.

‘Dan Sherer's solemn yet lyrical staging and Caroline Williamson's understated, wounded performance keeps you silent until the final, shiver-inducing word’ Guardian, Pick of the Day

Declan Feenan is under commission at the Bush Theatre and the Abbey Theatre Dublin, and has been attached to the National Theatre and the Royal Court . His first play LIMBO was produced by Real Circumstance in 2007/08 and enjoyed considerable success at the 2007 Fringe. Clara Brennan is undertaking a PhD in Writing for Performance at Kingston University . LOUGH/RAIN marks her professional debut.

‘Outstanding…one of Edinburgh 's most gripping hours’ British Theatre Guide **** LIMBO, 2007

Performed by Jot Davies and Kate Donmall. Directed by Dan Sherer

LOUGH/RAIN transfers to York Theatre Royal: 19 September – 4 October. www.realcircumstance.com/loughrain

LOUGH/RAIN has been selected for Escalator East to Edinburgh 2008.Each year Escalator East to Edinburgh helps artists and arts organisations to raise their profile and perform to new audiences as part of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. www.easttoedinburgh.co.uk LOUGH/RAIN is kindly supported by the Foyle Foundation.

Listings information:

Venue: Smirnoff Underbelly, Iron Belly Venue 61

Dates: 31 Jul- 24 Aug 08 (previews 31Jul & 1 Aug, no perf 12)

Time: 13.00 (14.00)

Tickets: £9.50(£8.50)-£8.50(£7.50), previews £6.00

Venue Box Office: 0844 545 8252

Online: www.underbelly.co.uk

Press contacts:

Anna Bewick

Tel: 07739 965 705

Email: anna@realcircumstance.com

Underbelly Press Office:

Tel: 0844 545 8242

Email: press@underbelly.co.uk

Smirnoff is the sponsor of the Underbelly and not any of the shows performing there.

ENDS

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