The Attack by Pat Daly
About the event
by Pat Daly
Directed by Liam Butler, Starring Michael Power
Pat Daly’s new play draws on social unrest and vigilantism as he charts this tale with his signature gritty realism and dark humour. The Attack, tells a story of a good man’s life altering journey to his dark side. When our protagonist played by Michael Power and directed by Liam Butler gets caught up in a violent knife attack, he becomes a hero, feted far and wide, his heroics are recorded on someone’s phone and uploaded to the net and gone viral. But all is not what it maybe should be. His injured friend, one of the victims of the knife attack, is also in trouble with some local drug dealers, he decides to do something about it. He’s drawn into a dark world of fearless unyielding criminality and he is left with no choice but to fight fire with fire.