Someone Who'll Watch Over Me

This story of an American, an Irishman and an Englishman, chained in a cell in Lebanon seemed even more realistic against today's background of war.

This story of an American, an Irishman and an Englishman, chained in a cell in Lebanon seemed even more realistic against today's background of war.

But playwright Frank McGuiness interspersed the script with comedy to lighten the tension and the result was a helter-skelter of emotions in this production at Eye Theatre, which ends on Saturday.

Director Christiane Hille could not have had a better cast all three were totally believable.

Oliver Burns gave a moving and sensitive performance, while in contrast Jamie Beamish tackled the outspoken, larger-than-life Edward with exuberance.

John Rose was superb as the Englishman desperate to keep a stiff upper lip.

Their fantasies were all brilliantly executed as the story moved to its inevitable finale.