Irish martyrs commemorated at Hope Mill

David Upton

Straightforward Theatre marks the 150th anniversary of the public hanging of three Irishmen who came to be known as ‘The Manchester Martyrs’.

It presents Edward and Eliza and the smashing of the van, written by Eileen Murphy and directed by Chris Honer, at Hope Mill Theatre, Manchester on October 5 to 6 and touring venues throughout October.