The Brian Friel Theatre, Queen’s University Belfast
Friday 26 November 2010
7.30pm. Tickets £4.00 on the door with a complimentary glass of wine or soft drink.
As part of Queen’s Quarter Weekends, Play in a Day presents a dramatised reading of Ernesto Caballero’s thriller En la roca, translated as On the Rock by Sarah Maitland:
The year is 1937. Across Spain, a brutal civil war is raging. In the famous Hotel Rock of Gibraltar, two young men reminisce over the course of an evening about their Cambridge days. In a meeting where nothing is quite what it seems, the fate of the Second Spanish Republic and the very course of World War Two rests in their hands. On the Rock invites its audience to step back in time to the inter-war years and the smoke-filled world of international espionage...