Someone Who’ll Watch Over Me

The experiences portrayed in this play closely mirror those of the three well known Beirut hostages Brian Keenan, John McCarthy and Terry Waite. None of the three characters depicted, however, are intended to be based on any specific personalities. Brian Keenan, though, in his forward to the play, testifies to its chilling closeness to the reality of their situations. After a long period of holding back he eventually attended a performance of the play and said that it was ‘like seeing an old photograph and instantly recalling unwanted memories….’

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