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Clyde Inside

Two is company. Three’s a crew.


Tue 20 + Wed 21 Feb | 6:30pm | Main Space

Rock Bottom Saloon

In this dark comedy, a gay couple attempt to save their troubled relationship through unorthodox means: a DIY porn shoot.

Cast: Denny Redmond, Evie O’Brien, Jimmy Kavanagh, Sorcha Dawson
Directed by: Ois O’Donoghue
Written + Produced by: David Monaghan, Denny Redmond, Jack Maguire
Sound by James Ireland
Poster & Design by Claire McGinty

Suitable for ages 16+. Please note this shows contains scenes of a sexual nature.

Running Time : 25 mins

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Embodying the movement of poetry.


Tue 20 + Wed 21 Feb | 6:30pm | Main Space

Sam Noonan

Movement communicates something that language cannot. And here, movement is the instrument of change – from poetry to the path of self-discovery.

Written + Performed by Sam Noonan
Directed by Ellen Buckley
Movement Director: Charlotte O’Reilly
Produced by Judd Byrne
Graphic Design by Ross Ryder
Copywriter: Daragh Griffin

Running Time : 20 mins

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I still remember echoes of you.


Tue 20 + Wed 21 Feb | 6:45pm | Boys’ School

Naming Cows Theatre Company

Aodren and Nolwen are confused with their memories. Both are trying to make sense of the nonsensical as we dive back into their early twenties.

Written + Directed by Gwenaelle Gillet
Cast: Darragh Gilhooly, Grace Keelin
Produced by Dympna Heffernan

Running Time : 20 mins

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comedy / theatre

2% Viking

A one man Viking comedy show


Tue 20 + Wed 21 Feb | 6:45pm | Boys’ School

Conor Dowling

A new comedy storytelling show about a misfit Viking who comes to Ireland in search of meaning, love and folklore.

Written + Performed by Conor Dowling
Produced by Conor Dowling + Grace Mulvey

Running Time : 20 mins

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theatre / performance art


catharsis through manufactured perfection


Tue 20 + Wed 21 Feb | 8pm | Main Space

acushla theatre

Two makers try to say everything they’ve ever wanted to. They’ve 25 minutes, and an obscene amount of plastic.

Written, Directed + Performed by Brian Briggs + Seán Loughrey
Production Managed by Juliea Nasset
Produced by Luke Kavanagh
Photography + Videography by Conor James Carroll
Lighting Design by Owen Eglington
AV Design by Paul Byrne
Set Design by Seán McDermott
Sound Design by Brian Briggs
Costume Design by Seán Loughrey

Running Time : 25 mins

Warnings: Strong language, Self harm/Suicide, Flashing lights & imagery

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We Regret to Inform You

A scathing yet heartfelt take on rejection.


Tue 20 + Wed 21 Feb | 8pm | Main Space

David McGovern

This performed essay with song and dance is brought to you by horribly talented sore losers who simply won’t let it go.

Written + directed by David McGovern
Produced by Anna Jacob
Developed by David McGovern + Anna Jacob
Video design + artwork by David McGovern
Tech by Avril Burke
Contributing artists: Pea Dinneen, Andrea Williams, Paul Prior
Performers: Pea Dinneen, Andrea Williams, Paul Prior, Anna Jacob + David McGovern

Developed at FRINGE LAB with the support of Dublin Fringe Festival. David McGovern is a participant of Irish Theatre Institute’s Six in the Attic Artists Supports Programme.

Running Time : 20 mins

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Just a Song at Twilight

A contemporary James Joyce flashback mashup


Tue 20 + Wed 21 Feb | 8:15pm | Boys’ School

Downstage Left

A moving and amusing whirlwind retelling of the back story to Ulysses, featuring James Joyce’s big questions, The Dead, and the inimitable Sylvia Beach.

Directed by Jess Graham
Written by Denis Burke
Performed by Becky Blomgren + Denis Burke

Running Time : 20 mins

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Jester’s Privilege

Jester VS Eating Disorder. Comedy Gold.


Tue 20 + Wed 21 Feb | 8:15pm | Boys’ School

Evanne Kilgallon

Meet Jestina, the last known female Jester of the modern world! Are you ready to laugh, squirm and question the very fabric of your reality?

Written, Performed + Directed by Evanne Kilgallon
Produced by Tara Mackin
Music by David Keenan
Photo by Miguel Ruiz

Content Warnings for Eating Disorders

Running Time : 20 mins

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You Got It, Boss!

Life at #2: A Henchman’s Tale


Tue 20 + Wed 21 Feb | 9:30pm | Main Space

Charisma Check

What’s a goon supposed to do with no orders? A show about evil, loyalty, and what it means to be The Main Character (or not).

Written by Jessica Danner
Directed by Jae O’Connor
Performed by Jessica Danner, Connor Duffy, Tom Duffy + Gavan O’Connor Duffy

Running Time : 20 mins

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Stand up, Smack down!

Where comedy and wrestling collide


Tue 20 + Wed 21 Feb | 9:30pm | Main Space

Bláithín de Burca // Anthony O’Reilly Jr // Emily Bradley

Three comedians take to the ring to swing out punchlines. You, the audience, will vote on their material and crown the ultimate champion!

Producer: Emily Bradley
Stage Managers: Megh Sulivan, Meriame Belusi
Sound Designer: Robbie Doyle

Running Time : 25 mins

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spoken word / theatre


Caillte sa choill, wandering the woods


Tue 20 + Wed 21 Feb | 9:45pm | Boys’ School

Cormac Mac Gearailt

A man wakes lost in the woods. A spirit offers to help. But there is a price. A bilingual performance about land, loss and language.

Written + Performed by Cormac Mac Gearailt
Produced by Siobhán P. Mooney
Image by Siobhán P. Mooney + Emmet Langan

Running Time : 20 mins

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Thundering Jesus

in the future, this is music


Tue 20 + Wed 21 Feb | 9:45pm | Boys’ School

Samuel Joan

A selection of new songs about dreaming in hotels, following your friends into dark places, submarines, windowpanes, truth or dare, St Catherine, the Poolbeg incinerator, falling from a very great height, falling in love, falling apart, falling asleep.

Composed + Performed by Samuel Joan

Running Time : TBC

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Ham Sandwiches and Discipline

For club and county!


Thu 22 + Fri 23 Feb | 6:30pm | Main Space

NAF Dance

The GAA. 30 jerseys drying, muddy boots, vexed commentators, sideline screaming and sacred Croke Park. A beacon of Irish tradition injected with camp and comedy.

Choreographed by: Nóra Ní Anluain Fay
Performed by: Ben Sullivan
Nóra Ní Anluain Fay
Supported by: Uillinn Arts Centre
Galway Dance
Dance Ireland
O’Donovan Rossa GAA

Running Time : 25 mins

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Don’t tell Dad about Diana

If Dad knew, we’d be dead.


Thu 22 + Fri 23 Feb | 6:30pm | Main Space

Conor Murray // Hannah Power

Dublin, 1997. Two friends worship Princess Diana under the nose of their nationalist families. A show that asks, Can a republican rock a revenge dress?

Written + Performed by: Conor Murray + Hannah Power
Directed by: Clare Maguire
Lighting Design by: Ferdy Emmet
Sound Design by: Theo Foley

Running Time : 20 mins

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circus / theatre

Malignant Humour

A death-defying circus act


Thu 22 + Fri 23 Feb | 6:45pm | Boys’ School

Hannah Gumbrielle

Hannah found a lump. It’s nothing, right? Exploring her own experience with cancer, this show asks what happens when an aerialist‘s body becomes their enemy?

Written + Performed by: Hannah Gumbrielle
Voice acting by: Jim Elliot, Clodagh Mooney Duggan
Produced by: Betty Duffy
Photography by: Monika Palova
With thanks to Taking Flight

Warnings for Flashing Lights, Medical Content, conversations of a medical nature, and descriptions of medical procedures

Running Time : 15 mins

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spoken word / comedy

A Tale Of Two Chickens

A Boy’s Platonic Love For Chicken


Thu 22 + Fri 23 Feb | 6:45pm | Boys’ School

Shawn Uyosa

Shawn Uyosa explores his childhood relationship with his pet chickens through a mix of multi award-winning stand up comedy and gripping spoken word.

Written + Performed by: Shawn Uyosa

Running Time : 20 mins

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rehearsed reading

Victor Nihilist, Victorian Scientist

Solving Mysteries And Violating God’s Law

Thu 22 Feb | 8pm | Main Space

Club Valentine

A Love Letter to Victorian Literature. A damning indictment of Victorian morals. This show is neither, but it is very funny.

Written + Performed by: Robbie Doyle
Also starring Emma Finegan, Jimmy Kavanagh, Sam Killian, Eoin Potts, Saorla Rodger

Running Time : 45 mins

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music / theatre


A music infused journey of metamorphosis.


Thu 22 + Fri 23 Feb | 8:15pm | Boys’ School


A story of change and renewal told through the medium of live electronic music. Sax synths and savage beats.

Written by: Padraig Dooney + Sean Dooney
Performed by: Padraig Dooney
Music Composed by: Padraig Dooney
Produced by: Bernie Bourke

Please note this show contains strong language.

Running Time : 20 mins

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comedy / theatre

Secret Secrets Shh!

Sketch. Suspense. Sensuality.


Thu 22 + Fri 23 Feb | 8:15pm | Boys’ School

Síomha McQuinn

Cloakroom Girl can tell a lot about a person from the contents of their pockets but will it be enough to save the day?

Written + Performed by: Síomha McQuinn
Produced by: Quinton O’Reilly
Additional Cast: Nell Mercier
Tech by: Michael Brady
Images by: Dean Ben Arye

Running Time : 20 mins

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Let’s Try Swingin’

A group sex comedy of manners


Thu 22 + Fri 23 Feb | 9:30pm | Main Space

anseo|anois theatre

Two couples. Both want to try something new. Both are afraid to admit it’s their first time. How hard can it be to just Swing?

Written by: Leo Hanna
Directed by: Finbarr Doyle
Performed by: Emma Dargan-Reid, Leo Hanna, Anne O’Riordan, Barry Simpson
Scenography by: Iris Liange
Produced by: Oonagh Wall

Running Time : 25 mins

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Butter Your Muffin, Diddle Miss Daisy


Thu 22 + Fri 23 Feb | 9:30pm | Main Space

After Midnight Theatre

Sentenced to prison for kissing outside of wedlock?
Vaginal hydrotherapy for “hysteria”?

The clitoris was considered the “Devil’s teat”…? Meh. Let’s wrinkle the sheets.

Written + Directed by: Siobhán Hickey
Performed by: Sorcha Herlihy, Carla Foley, Jane Tuohy

Suitable for ages 16+

Running Time : 20 mins

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Denial, Anger, Repression, Depression, Death… Anger


Thu 22 + Fri 23 Feb | 9:45pm | Boys’ School

Lykan Productions

The moment the floor drops out from under you. You scratch and claw and try to cling on. And the only way out is through.

Written + Performed by: Jonathan Walsh
Produced by: Siobhán Killen
Original Music by: Lady K

Running Time : 15 mins

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That Couple From Hell…

Darkness! Depravity! & Salacious Satanic Antics!


Thu 22 + Fri 23 Feb | 9:45pm | Boys’ School

Carolyn Donnelly & Roger Gregg

For this pair of demons, an eternity serving Satan isn’t all that fun anymore. Hold on fast to despair as outrageous encounters with Evil ensue!

Script + music by: Roger Gregg
Performed by: Carolyn Donnelly + Roger Gregg
Produced by: Maureen Rabbitt
Image artwork by: Charlie Ruxton

Running Time : 20 mins

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musical theatre

DeV De Musical

DeValera – Republican? Jazz loving spy!

Fri 23 Feb | 8pm | Main Space

Lumiere Theatre

Is DeValera a Republican hero? We reveal the REAL Eamon, jazz lover, Reich spy, transformed with his Himmler glasses. For those wanting the alternative history…..

Directed, Produced, and Written by: Michael McCabe and Rob Harrington
With original music and lyrics by: Rob Harringtion, Marc Harrington and Michael McCabe
Lighting Designer and operator: Ciaran Gallagher
Running Time : 40 mins

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The Pretty Pill

What’s the real cost of beauty?


Sat 24 + Sun 25 Feb | 1pm | Boys’ School

Kate Devaney

Naomi navigates fitting into a world made for “pretty” people. To combat ugliness, a pill was created and Naomi wants it – no matter what.

Written by: Kate Devaney
Directed by: Ciarán Gallagher

Running Time : 25 mins

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theatre / comedy

Close All Tabs

These are my emotional support tabs


Sat 24 + Sun 25 Feb | 1pm | Boys’ School

Elle Felicity / Fly Away Home Productions

A chaotic journey through Elle’s internet history. For anyone who’s Googled ‘sleep help’, ‘raccoon facts’ and ‘what is wrong with me’ at 4am.

Written + Performed by: Elle Felicity
Directed by: Al Bellamy
Produced by: Joanne Heffernan
Tech by: Avril Burke
Photography by: Daithna Garvey

Running Time : 25 mins

Discussions of medical anxiety and sexual topics, and mentions of sexual assault.

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children’s theatre

Francis Darcy The Fartsy Darcy Ballerina

Francis is no ordinary ballerina

Sat 24 Feb | 2pm | Main Space

Samantha Cade

A storied dance show about discovering that sometimes the most embarrassing moments are the ones that make us shine if we just try, try again.

Written + Directed by: Samantha Cade
Produced by: Leanna Cuttle
Performed by: Julie Crowe, Aliky Hess, Matthew Williamson + Tom Duffy
Narrator: Gavan O’Connor Duffy
Sound Design by: Leon Henry
Set Design by: Pai Rathaya
Running Time : 40 mins

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Man Takes A Leaf Of Faith


Sat 24 + Sun 25 Feb | 3pm | Boys’ School

Jordan Begley

A loner becomes obsessed with his plants. As his life crumbles, he takes solace in his new friends. Since he can now hear them speak…

Performed By Jordan Begley
Directed By Conor Duffy
Devised By Jordan Begley & Conor Duffy
Produced By Luke Collins
Photography By Mícheál Óg Lane
Poster Design By Nathalie Clément

Running Time : 20 mins

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musical / stand-up comedy

What Matters (?)

Points and problems wrapped in music


Sat 24 + Sun 25 Feb | 3pm | Boys’ School

Eoghan Collins

A blend of satirical and self-deprecating original comedy songs dotted in between, and developing on, personal reflections of what’s important and how we define that.

Written + Performed by: Eoghan Collins

Running Time : 25 mins

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An Introduction to Astrophysics for Very Good Dogs

Dogs in space!


Sat 24 + Sun 25 Feb | 4pm | Main Space

Marissa Wyll

Laika the space dog is trapped in orbit around planet Earth. Alone in space, she reflects on her past and dreams of becoming a star.

Written + Directed by: Marissa Wyll
Produced by: Ferelith Kingston
Cast: Bronagh McMullan, Carla Wallace, Rachel O’Sullivan

Running Time : 20 mins

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theatre / Spoken word

Earthman Bob + the Daisie chain

A positive post-apocalyptic one man show.


Sat 24 + Sun 25 Feb | 4pm | Main Space

Earthman Bob

Earthman Bob is a poet astronaut from the future. This is the tale of the world he comes from and the mystery unravelling within it.

Written + Performed by: Bobby Fitzgerald
Set Design by: Odd Build

Running Time : 20 mins

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Poetry / Theatre

Samba & Sunsets: A Brazilian Extravaganza

A delicate but controversial intercultural happening.

Sat 24 Feb | 6:30pm | Main Space

CAMU Collective

Two immigrant artists share a nano-flat. This intercultural clash unveils the cracks of cosmopolitan Dublin. Between these cracks, a heartfelt poetic-scenic delirium arises.

Written + Directed by: Carlos Darzé
Produced by: Murilo Ortunho
Cast: Agostino Luisetti and Carlos Darzé
Light Design by: Lucas Paranhos
Photography by: Clara Cronin
Poster Design by: Guilherme Francini

Running Time : 45 mins

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You can’t walk on the Resin.


Sat 24 + Sun 25 Feb | 6:45pm | Boys’ School

SQUAD Productions Dublin

Resin is a fast pace one man show about love, loss, loneliness, and revenge. You’re not paranoid young fella, he is out to get you.

Written + Directed by: Robert Downes
CAST: Kevin McMahon
Design by: Ali Keohane
Produced by: Anna Buchmueller

Running Time : 20 mins

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I Can’t Do A Cartwheel

A dancefloor. A people-pleaser. A mess.


Sat 24 + Sun 25 Feb | 6:45pm | Boys’ School

Dead Cute Theatre

When Mags arrives at her local dance-a-thon, she becomes haunted by previous bad decisions, in this hilarious odyssey of honesty, self-acceptance and shocking spray tans.

Co-Written + Performed by: Kate Brady
Co-Written + Produced by: Louis Flanagan
Directed by: Lorna Kettle
Photography by: Neil Reilly
Lighting Design by: Riain Condon
Graphic Design by: Sarah Brady

Running Time : 20 mins

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Wide Open

2 here looking 4 one more


Sat 24 + Sun 25 Feb | 8pm | Main Space

Joe Murphy

Conor and Alex have amazing sex. So what’s missing? And why is Alex obsessed with GAA shorts since they moved to London?

Written + Produced by: Joe Murphy
Directed by: Hildegard Ryan
Dramaturgy by: Caitriona Daly
Produced by: Eimear Frew
Choreography by: Robyn Byrne
Sound Design by: Ciarán Gallagher
Lighting Design by: Shane Gill

Conor – Benjamin Reilly
Alex – Daragh Cushen

Running Time : 25 mins

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stand-up comedy

Notice Box

You’re that lad from TikTok right?


Sat 24 + Sun 25 Feb | 8pm | Main Space

Simon Hennessy

Simon Hennessy is an internet comedian, so he’s chronically online. So are you. Get off your phone and come to his musical sketch comedy show.

Written + Performed by : Simon Hennessy
Produced by: Joe O’Neill
Photography by: Erica Verling

Running Time : 25 mins

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Murder. Conspiracy. Treachery. And lace …


Sat 24 + Sun 25 Feb | 8:15pm | Boys’ School

Carmel Stephens

Dark, shocking and unexpecedly funny, the story of a murder ring among a community of lace makers in rural Ireland. Inspired by real events.

Written + Performed by: Carmel Stephens
Directed by: Kathleen Warner Yeates
Produced by: Yvonne Ussher

Warning: This show employs the use of strobe lighting

Running Time : 20 mins

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stand-up comedy

White Collar Fraud

Imposters, fraudsters, con men, and you.


Sat 24 + Sun 25 Feb | 8:15pm | Boys’ School

Jim Elliott

If you’ve ever felt like a fraud at your job, allow me to introduce you to the real thing. Stand-up comedy about professional scams.

Written + Performed by: Jim Elliott
Produced by: Lisa Carle

Running Time : 20 mins

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Improv/Musical Theatre

Bum Notes: The Improvised Musical

A spot-on musical done on-the-spot

Sat 24 Feb | 9:30pm | Main Space

Bum Notes

Ever seen an improv show where everything is made up on the spot? Or a musical? NO!? Whelp, 2 birds, 1 stone, all that jazz.

Directed by: Ross Curran
Musical Direction by: Paul Prior
Produced by: Paul Meagher
Performed by: John Close, Padraig Dooney, Stephen Doughten, Amy Hughes, Oisin Moran

Running Time : 45 mins

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musical theatre

Stars in their Lies

Love, lies, songs and maybe stardom…

Sat 24 Feb | 9:45pm | Boys’ School

Harmania and Little Oak Productions

A fast-paced comedy musical about a self-absorbed singer unwittingly sidelined by a fame-phobic waitress. Will she seek revenge or find redemption?

Written, Produced + Performed by: Doireann Ansbro + Marie Keane
Also starring James Whelan, Christopher Livingstone, Mara Di Raimondo, Suzanne Vachet

Running Time : 45 mins

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theatre / dance / multimedia

Sacred Old Cow

Love Mooves In Mysterious Ways.

Sun 25 Feb | 2pm | Main Space

Mooving Image

Have VAN. Have COW. WILL travel.
A cross-cultural comedic caper, merging Indian and Irish humour, tradition and Macaroon bars.

Written + Created by: Paul Sheehan
Directed by Suzanne Shine

Running Time : 60 mins

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rehearsed reading

Seeing Around Corners

Home truths emerge in a hayshed.

Sun 25 Feb | 4:30pm | Boys’ School

Sean Fox

Tensions rise and truths are revealed as a father and son wait for dawn to begin the day’s work.

Written by: Sean Fox
Directed by: Eoghan Carrick
Dramaturgy by: Caitriona Daly

Son: Sean Fox
Father: Jimmy Smallhorne

Running Time : 60 mins

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musical theatre


Look ahead. Look behind.

Sun 25 Feb | 6:30pm | Main Space

Brian Dalton

Following the merging of a boys and girls secondary school, we see five students battle with wasted time inside the walls of the institution.

Brian Dalton (Writer/Director/Composer)
Emma Thornton (Producer/Assistant Director)
Ben Cully (Musical Director)
Neasa Nic Shuibhne (Choreographer)
Colin Flynn (Co-Writer)
Harry Hall (Co-Writer)

CAST: Donnagh Mayock, Joe Jennings, Hannah Mc Nicholas Roche, Megan Pottinger, Ruairi Nicholl

BAND: Ben Cully, Jonny McIvor, Sam Lee

Running Time : 40 mins