A world stage premiere from the pen of one of the world's
greatest thriller writers.
When Sandor snatched little Joe from the path of a London tube
train, he was quick to make clear the terms of the rescue. "I saved
your life", he told the homeless youngster, "so your life belongs
to me now".
Sandor began to tell him a fairy-tale: an ageing prince, a
kidnapped princess chained by one ankle, a missed rendezvous... But
what did this mysterious story have to do with Sandor? Joe only
understood his own role - he was a Gallowglass, the servant of a
This classy thriller is brought to you by Middle Ground Theatre
Company, whose recent productions here include The Verdict
and A Murder Is Announced.