digplanet beta 1: Athena
Share digplanet:


Applied sciences






















Lovers is a 1967 play written by Northern Irish playwright Brian Friel. Lovers is a play broken into two parts, Winners and Losers.


The first section of Lovers, titled "Winners" follows the story of two teenaged lovers, Joseph Michael Brennan & Margaret Mary Enright - more commonly known as Joe and Mag respectively - who are expecting a baby. However, the pregnancy occurs out of wedlock which, at the time of Lovers being written, was a major issue. Due to Mag falling pregnant with Joe's baby they are both asked to leave their schools out of disgrace for what they have done. In the play we find out that Joe's mother pleaded with the school to let Joe sit his exams, this is a very important theme as Joe - being the man - is expected to go, find work and provide for his family

The play is set atop hill with the simple premise of Mag and Joe revising for their exams. However, throughout the play they become distracted and talk on different subjects (much to Joe's annoyance) and through this we hear the further back story behind the characters.

The play ends with Mag and Joe finding a boat on the shore by a lake and deciding to take it out onto the lake. It is hinted by the Narrators ("Man" & "Woman") during the play that Mag and Joe die at the end. This is found true when it turns out that both Lovers drowned. Whether this is an accident or murder or a suicide is not stated in the play.


Losers is a play about two older lovers, Hanna and Andy, who are trying to make a relationship while having Hanna's mother, Mrs Wilson, and Cissy, next door neighbour, watching them constantly. Mrs Wilson and Cissy are very Catholic and do not think it is appropriate for Hanna's and Andy's relationship to continue. Mrs Wilson tries to break up their relationship by constantly ringing her bell, and wanting prayers. Towards the end of the play Andy comes home drunk and taunts Mrs Wilson and Andy that they're "Heads a marly" - a reference to the Saint Philomena whom Mrs Wilson is devout to. With this action Hanna proclaims "you'll regret this day Andy Tracey, you'll regret this day as long as you live". In the end Andy and Hanna are still together, however, they are stuck in a loveless marriage - divorce was frowned upon at the time - making them the Losers of the play.

Original courtesy of Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lovers_(play) — Please support Wikipedia.
This page uses Creative Commons Licensed content from Wikipedia. A portion of the proceeds from advertising on Digplanet goes to supporting Wikipedia.
1000000 videos foundNext > 

JAMES LAST - Games That Lovers Play

James Last and His Orchestra plays "Games That Lovers Play". From dvd video "Live At The Royal Albert Hall" recorded during the 2007 UK Tour - Eagle Vision - 2008. James Last the first gentleman...

LL Cool J and Ed Sheeran Play 'Lady Lovers'

It's a fun new game that Ellen's all too good at! See how Ed Sheeran does in competition with host LL!

JAMES LAST - Games That Lovers Play

(see info for real HD Stereo)

How To Play - Lovers On The Sun by David Guetta - Acoustic Guitar Lesson - EASY

Click the strum link below: http://www.papastache.com/strum_pattern.html Website: http://www.papastache.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/brett.papa How To Play -...

Jazz Lovers Only ! - 33 Great Pieces of Jazz

Jazz Lovers Only - 33 Great Pieces of Jazz Find this album HERE : http://amzn.to/18da6EQ and HERE : http://bit.ly/1ceMCLf iTunes http://bit.ly/13AYMkA Google Play http://bit.ly/1vkaZ4m Deezer...

Games That Lovers Play - Ken Lazarus

Sweet Caribbean music from the 60's and 70's.

James Last - Games That Lovers Play


Games That Lovers Play. 10/66 -.mp4

Eddie Fisher: "Games That Lovers Play" - from The Andy Williams Show, October 16th, 1966 - THIS IS YOUR CHANCE TO OWN THE FULL UNEDITED, 160 ANDY WILLIAMS SHOWS (1962-1971 ) IN ...

'Cause We've Ended As Lovers Performance | Jeff Beck Guitar Lessons Michael Casswell Licklibrary

http://bit.ly/JeffBeck_DVD 'Cause We've Ended As Lovers guitar performance by Michael Casswell featured on the Learn To Play Jeff Beck DVD available here: http://bit.ly/JeffBeck_DVD Michael...

David Guetta - "Lovers On The Sun" How to Play on Guitar | Easy Begginer Tutorial (With Capo)

Learn to play this song on acoustic guitar in a very simple, easy and fast way (With Capo). Aprende a tocar la canción en la guitarra acústica de una manera muy simple, fácil y rápido...

1000000 videos foundNext > 

371 news items


Mon, 30 Mar 2015 21:07:30 -0700

WATCH: One man's near-death experience led to the experience of a lifetime. Jennifer Palma tells us about the adventure. Brad Friesen and his buddies had always wanted to build an ice rink on top of a mountain. They were close to making their dream ...

Arkansas Times

Arkansas Times
Wed, 18 Mar 2015 13:53:17 -0700

... Shaver returns to White Water Tavern; G-Unit rapper and Cash Money Records cast-off Young Buck performs at IV Corners, country singer-songwriter William Clark Green headlines at Stickyz and Rodney Block and the Real Music Lovers play at Revolution ...
The Seattle Times
Sun, 08 Mar 2015 07:17:44 -0700

Over dinner at a posh restaurant in Carmel-by-the Sea, two spies — once colleagues and lovers — play out a delicate dance. He's an active CIA agent, she's retired to placid California family life. Vienna-based Henry's in California ostensibly to ...
Sun Sentinel
Thu, 13 Nov 2014 06:15:00 -0800

The free event, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday at the Broward Convention Center, includes a pet costume contest, obedience demos and free nail trims for pets. Looking for a new friend? You'll find more than 500 pets in the adoption area. Experts will ...
MyFox Philadelphia
Sun, 06 Apr 2014 05:37:08 -0700

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Hundreds of Tetris fans are having a little fun with a big version of the classic video game. The Philadelphia skyscraper-sized version created a spectacle Saturday that organizers hope inspired onlookers and players to think about ...


Sun, 23 Mar 2014 06:28:02 -0700

The list Lindsay Lohan is said to have written of her famous sexual conquests has been part-published. Actress Lindsay, 27, who had Hollywood in a spin when a note of her alleged former lovers was printed in US magazine In Touch. She is said to have ...

Irish Independent

Irish Independent
Mon, 05 May 2014 18:38:52 -0700

HORDES of enthusiastic children had their eyes on the ball as they played their way into the history books, breaking the record for the largest Gaelic football training session. Ads by Google. Share. Facebook · Twitter · Google · Email. Go To. Comments.

Liverpool Echo

Liverpool Echo
Fri, 30 May 2014 02:03:09 -0700

Stars of Red Hot Lovers actors Debra Stephenson and Steven Pinder pictured at a photo call at Gusto Albert Dock Liverpool. It's 11 on a damp Thursday morning at a deserted restaurant on the Albert Dock, and I've just asked Steven Pinder and Debra ...

Oops, we seem to be having trouble contacting Twitter

Support Wikipedia

A portion of the proceeds from advertising on Digplanet goes to supporting Wikipedia. Please add your support for Wikipedia!

Searchlight Group

Digplanet also receives support from Searchlight Group. Visit Searchlight