Chronicles of Long Kesh (4 stars)


This article is from 2009.

A cappella Motown numbers provide an unexpectedly effective accompaniment to Martin Lynch’s history of the infamous Irish prison camp. The episodic style allows the well-drilled ensemble to cover decades of Troubles – from internment through hunger strikes to the camp’s closure in 2000 – in two furiously paced hours.

Assembly Hall, 623 3030, until 30 Aug (not 17, 24), noon, £13–£15 (£11–£13).

This article is from 2009.

Chronicles of Long Kesh

  • 4 stars

By Martin Lynch. The hilarious, painful and shocking story of Northern Ireland's infamous prison — told through the eyes of prison officers, Republicans, Loyalists, patriots, wives, escapers and hypochondriacs! Irish audiences are raving about this show!


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