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  • The Unmanageable Sisters at the Abbey Theatre, Programme Notes for Audio Described performance, 7th April, 2018

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    Green Shield stamps, a million of them, and Ger Lawless has won them all. It’s Ballymun, it’s 1973 and she’s got 15 friends round for a stamp-sticking party.

    Over one night, the lives of 15 women collide in Deirdre Kinahan’s new version of Michel Tremblay’s fêted Quebecois comedy.

  • Bombinate Theatre’s Half Light, Programme Notes for audio described performances, National Tour 2018

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    Imagine this: you’re walking up a mountain, through a forest of pine trees, and you’re trying to find your Dad. He’s been taken by a monster.

    Meet Robin, a ten-year-old boy travelling through the magic, fantastical woodland of his father’s storybook.

    A tale which is as true as it is untrue; simultaneously fact and fiction.

  • Let the Right One In at the Abbey Theatre, Programme Notes for Audio Described Performance 6th January 2018

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    A supernatural thriller and coming-of-age love story from the makers of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. Oskar is a lonely, bullied teenager who lives with his mother on the edge of town. Eli just moved in next door. She doesn’t go to school and stays indoors all day.

  • Ulysses at the Abbey Theatre, Programme Notes for Audio Described Performance 28th October 2017

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    The Abbey Theatre presents Dermot Bolger’s brilliantly adapted, vibrant version of James Joyce’s classic in a thrilling production for theatre. It’s Ulysses as you’ve never imagined it before, a superbly theatrical homage to Joyce’s chronicle of Dublin life and the greatest novel of all time.

  • Katie Roche at the Abbey Theatre, Programme Notes for Audio Described Performance 23rd September 2017

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    Katie is young, impulsive and illegitimate. When she rushes into a marriage with a man twice her age, she struggles to conform. Will she learn to live with her decision?

    Audio described performance on 23 September 2017 at 2pm.

    Read more about this audio described performance of Katie Roche

  • Jimmy’s Hall, Programme Notes for Audio Described Performance at the Abbey Theatre, 19th August, 2017

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    Jimmy’s Hall tells the true story of Leitrim farmer Jimmy Gralton, the only Irishman deported from his own country. His crime was to build a dance hall where he encouraged the local community to learn, to argue and to dream, but above all to dance and have fun.

    Audio described performance on 19th August 2017 at 2pm.

    Read more about this audio described performance of Jimmy's Hall