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The Dry House

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The Dry House

Starring: Kathy Kiera Clarke (Derry Girls), Mairead McKinley (Translations, National Theatre), Carla Langley (The Ferryman)

The Dry House follows sisters Chrissy and Claire as they attempt to overcome the devastating impact of alcoholism on their family. In County Down, Ireland, Chrissy promises Claire that after one final drink she will go to the Dry House to get sober, but Claire doubts she means it this time. Family and booze combine in this powerful and timely exploration of grief, family, addiction – and the immense and redemptive power of hope.

An all-female cast perform a powerful and emotionally searing new play about love, loss, and the potential for hope after years of self-destruction. The ensemble cast includes Derry Girls’ fan-favourite Aunt Sarah, Kathy Kiera Clarke, award-winning stage and screen actress Mairead McKinley and critically - acclaimed actress Carla Langley.


Eugene O’Hare is an Irish actor and dramatist. His debut full-length plays (both published by Methuen Drama) opened to public and critical acclaim at The Park Theatre in London in the Autumn season of 2019. He has written for National Theatre Connections, the Abbey Theatre in Dublin and for BBC television and radio. His work has been performed by actors such as Stephen Rea, Caitríona Balfe and Miriam Margolyes. As an actor he originated roles in hit London plays such as The Ferryman and Red Velvet. He has played recurring television roles for major series on Netflix, BBC and Starzplay. He will return as Governor Martin in series seven of Outlander in 2023.


“It heralds the arrival, in O’Hare, of a fearless new playwright with a singular voice.”
WhatsOnStage on The Weatherman, 2019

Access Information

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Running time: 90 minutes – no interval

Good To Know

Relaxed performance: Wednesday 26th April, 2:30 pm
Captioned performance: Friday 3rd May, 7:30pm

Suitable For Children

Age recommendation: 16+


April 7, 2023 - May 6, 2023

Marylebone Theatre