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Theatre: A sparse tale of three men in a room

Those Sick And Indigent by Alan O'Regan. Bewley's Cafe Theatre, Dublin 2, until January 21. Rating: 3/5. Reviewed by Joanne Hayden.

15th January, 2012

Mark Lambert and Shane O'Reilly in Those Sick and Indigent.

Those Sick And Indigent by Alan O'Regan

**Rating:** 3/5

"A lifetime spent in doorways makes a man . . . susceptible," says Finbar, a client of an inner-city hostel in Alan O'Regan's new play. Those Sick And Indigent certainly explores the susceptibility of the homeless, and suggests a couple of unexpected reasons why someone might end up on the street, but the disenfranchised characters, though suffering and disturbed, are presented as more than victims.

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