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Introduced by Patrick Lonergan, The Methuen Drama Anthology of Irish Plays brings together five major works from the Irish dramatic canon of the last sixty years in one outstanding collection.


Behan's The Hostage, depicting the capture and death
of a British soldier by the IRA, was first produced by Joan
Littlewood's Theatre Workshop in 1958 and was declared 'a masterpiece' b
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Paperback, 448 pages
Published August 4th 2008 by Bloomsbury Methuen Drama
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Tom Murphy (born 1935) is an Irish dramatist who has worked closely with the Abbey Theatre in Dublin and with Druid Theatre, Galway. Born in Tuam, County Galway, Ireland, he currently lives in Dublin.
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