Chronicles of Long Kesh ****

Assembly @ Assembly Hall, 6 – 31 August 2009

Reviewed for The List (issue 636)

A cappella Motown numbers provide an unexpectedly effective accompaniment to Martin Lynch’s history of the infamous Irish prison camp. The episodic style allows the well-drilled ensemble to cover decades of Troubles – from internment through hunger strikes to the camp’s closure in 2000 – in two furiously paced hours.

Written by Martin Lynch

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