About Us

“Like oil lamps, we put them out the back — of our houses, of our minds.”
Eavan Boland – The Emigrant Irish

For centuries Great Britain has been home to a large Irish population. Green Curtain theatre was set up in 2011 to produce new work for this Irish community. We provide opportunities for writers, actors and directors drawn from, but not  exclusively, the Irish diaspora in Great Britain.

‘Looking Back Across the Water’ is a compilation of monologues, written by members of the Irish diaspora living in Great Britain.  Here is the video:

 

There’s still time to take part in our Silver Sunday project.

Click on this link to listen to our beautiful stories and songs in “Songs From the Heart- Songs From Home”

‘The Rose of Tralee’ by Ethel Corduff
‘Bless This House’ by Hugh
‘The Fields of Athenry’ by Sinead Savage
‘Bi Thusa Mo Shuile’ by Crystal Baigent
‘Danny Boy’ by Daniel Kearney
‘Mheilte Cheann Dubhrann’  by Margaret Felton

Centenary of the Death of Terence MacSwiney- Lord Mayor of Cork , Brixton Prison 1920.
Our latest production : a piece of Lockdown Theatre called “The Woven Dream”  was produced to mark this event.

 

Listen to Green Curtain’s director Anne Curtis being interviewed by Marian Larragy from Camden Community Radio