Winner of the 1999 Olivier Award for Best New Play. Conor McPherson also won the 1997 Evening Standard Most Promising Playwright Award for The Weir. Ian Rickson directs this spellbinding story set in a rural Irish bar. A group of lonely men compete for the attention of new arrival, Valerie. The men reveal their true characters through an evening of storytelling. This gripping, compassionate play, explores love, loss and loneliness.