Donmar unveils Conor McPherson double-bill

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Brian Cox, Dervla Kirwan and Ardal O'Hanlon will star in the Donmar Warehouse's revival of Conor McPherson's The Weir.

The production, which is directed by Donmar artistic director Josie Rourke, will run from April 18 to June 8. The cast also features Risteard Cooper and Peter McDonald. It will be followed by the world premiere of a new play from McPherson, The Night Alive.

McPherson will himself direct the production which will star Ciaran Hinds and Jim Norton. It will also feature Caoilfhionn Dunne, Brian Gleeson and Michael McElhatton. It will run from June 13 to July 27.