Abbey Theatre and Lyric Theatre, Belfast Production

Double Cross

31 October - 10 November 2018

Booking Information

Dates: 31 October – 10 November
On the Peacock Stage

Free First Preview31 October

Times: Mon – Sat 8pm, Sat Matinee 2.30pm

Tickets: €18 – €25 / Conc. €16 – €20

Early Bird tickets available until 18 September.

To book for a group of 6+ call (01) 87 97 212

"Germany calling! Germany calling! This is Radio Hamburg and here is William Joyce with a commentary on today’s news."

Double Cross creatively pitches two real-life Irishmen against each other in World War 2’s propaganda battle. Brendan Bracken the British Minister for Information, and Nazi broadcaster William Joyce, better known as Lord Haw-Haw. Both parts are played by the same actor.

Originally performed in 1986 by the Field Day Theatre Company, Double Cross now takes on a new relevance in an era of heightened nationalism and ‘fake news’.



  • Written by: Thomas Kilroy
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