The Dry House


For 4 weeks only, the world premiere of THE DRY HOUSE by Irish actor and dramatist, Eugene O’Hare is coming to London’s Marylebone Theatre.

THE DRY HOUSE follows sisters Chrissy and Claire as they attempt to overcome the devastating impact of alcoholism on their family.

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. This all-female cast perform a powerful and emotionally searing new play about love, loss, and the potential for hope after years of self-destruction.

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What is The Dry House about?

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.

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Running Time

Approx 90 minutes, no interval

Cast & Creatives

Eugene O’Hare (Writer and Director), Kathy Kiera Clarke, Mairead McKinley, Carla Langley (Cast), Niall McKeever (Scenographer), Robbie Butler (Lighting Design), Esther Kehinde Ajayi (Sound Design), Ginny Schiller (Casting), Methuen Drama (Publishers)

Eugene O’Hare’s 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.

Age Guidance: 16+

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Venue Information

Marylebone Theatre

35 Park Rd, London NW1 6XT

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13, 113, 139, 189, 274, N113.

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The closest parking space is NCP London Marylebone Road



'It heralds the arrival, in O’Hare, of a fearless new playwright with a singular voice'

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