Meet the Rabbitte family, motley bunch of loveable ne'er-do-wells whose everyday purgatory is rich with hangovers, dogshit and dirty dishes. When the older sister announces her pregnancy, the family are forced to rally together and discover the strangeness of intimacy.
But the question remains: which friend of the family is the father of Sharon's child?
By the bestselling author of The Commitments, now a long-running West End stage show.
'Unstoppable fun. A big-hearted, big-night out' The Times
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starred PW review, May 25), the second in his trilogy about a working-class Irish family, is almost all dialogue, which would be a clever device if the dialogue were not written in transliterated Irish accent (``yeh'' for ``you,'' ``Jaysis'' for ``Jesus'').| Read Full Review of The Snapper
The story is tougher and potentially more downbeat - a Dublin family, the Curleys, face a crisis when 20-year-old Sharon (Kellegher) finds herself pregnant but refuses to name the father - nevertheless, there's still enough laconic humour to lift it above dour urban realism.| Read Full Review of The Snapper
Full Summary >> Cast: Colm Meaney - (Dessie Curley) Tina Kellegher - (Sharon Curley) Ruth McCabe - (Kay Curley) All Cast & Crew >> Review: Roddy Doyle's book -The Snapper ends with a very young single mother in the hospital looking at her new baby.| Read Full Review of The Snapper
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