Theatre Preview: Defender of the Faith, 6 – 28 February, Tron Theatre, Glasgow

13 Jan

The Tron Theatre’s first major production of 2009 is Stuart Carolan’s award-winning thriller Defender of the Faith. Described as an “electrifying exploration of a family tested by loyalty and love and destroyed by fear and violence”, the play runs from Friday 6 – Saturday 28 February.

Tensions are high in an Irish family committed to uncompromising republicanism and already haunted by the death of a son and an absent mother. When a visitor arrives from Belfast with the job of rooting out a police informer, paranoia grips the farm.

As the net closes in, familial bonds are pushed to a limit where not everyone will survive.

Already produced in Dublin and New York, Defender of the Faith now receives its UK premiere at The Tron.

Visit The Tron website for full details


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