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Disco Pigs

By Enda Walsh
13 - 15 October 2016 The Salberg


Thursday 13 – Saturday 15 October At 7.45pm
also Saturday At 2.45pm

Born seconds apart, Darren and Sinead, aka Pig and Runt, live in a fantasy world all of their own in Cork City. Trash TV, disco beats and a load of cheap booze have fuelled this obsessive friendship. But as they go for their 17th birthday binge, reality violently collides with their fantasy and their world begins to crumble. Disco Pigs is a furious, funny and violent dash through a lifelong friendship at the moment of its savage destruction. This production first played a sell out extended run at the Young Vic Theatre in 2011. Enda Walsh’s credits include Once recently in the West End and Chatroom, Misterman and Ballyturk at the National Theatre. His screen credits include Hunger, directed by Steve McQueen.

“Thrilling vigour and jabbering energy …Kickass performances.” ★★★★ Lyn Gardner, The Guardian.
“Funny and terrifying at the same time, Disco Pigs is superb.” ★★★★ The Independent.

Produced by John Tomlinson
The original version of this production was developed and funded by the JMK award and presented at the Young Vic. It then won the house recommission award and toured the South East of England in autumn 2015.


Disco Pigs retains its thrilling vigour and jabbering energy in this revival, directed by Cathal Cleary.” ★★★★ The Guardian

“A tremendous, high-voltage production.”★★★★ Financial Times

Winner of the JMK Award 2011. Recommissioned by house. Originally presented at the Young Vic.

Booking Details

Tickets £13.50 (under 25s £9)
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Cast & Creatives


Pig  Ciarán Owens
Runt Amy Molloy


Directed by Cathal Cleary
Producer Reading Rep in association with Nick Thompson Productions
Designer Chloe Lamford
Lighting Designer Anna Watson
Sound Designer Tom Gibbons

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