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PUCKOON 2011

Spike Milligan's PUCKOON is a Goonish blend of theatrical anarchy, musical wit, and impossible plot. Ireland 1922, and the Ulster Boundary Commission has drawn the new border straight through the small town of Puckoon. With the church separated from its own graveyard and drink now thirty percent cheaper in one corner of the pub, life in the newly divided village will never be the same again.

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What they said:

  • "It is easy see why this rumbustious romp of a show has been a huge hit barnstorming around Ireland. The wildly talented company of six actor-musicians attack Spike Milligan’s absurd comic novel with inspired physical gusto..."
  • ★★★★ WhatsOnStage.com

Bog People

Imagine that the ground beneath our feet is haunted, and that layer upon layer hides a secret of lives already lived. Inspired by Seamus Heaney's Bog Poems Bog People is a haunting, evocative sequence of stories about love, violence, mystery and memory, written by Lucy Caldwell, Nicola McCartney and Francis Turnly with music composed by Neil Martin.

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What they said:

  • “Once again, the director Zoë Seaton demonstrates that theatre can be inventive and intelligent without neglecting its fundamental duty to entertain.”
  • Sunday Times, October 2007

Sinbad

Action-packed water spectacle charts the fantastical adventures of sea-faring swashbuckler Sinbad, who loses his ship and camps out on a lush Tropical Island which turns out to be an ancient, huge and by now very angry fish.

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What they said:

  • “Could Big Telly follow the success of ‘The Little Mermaid’? A resounding, swash-buckling yes! An unforgettable experience...”
  • Leicester Mercury, June 2008
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