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Theatre: A Taste of Honey at the Abbey Theatre (audio described, touch tour and captioned performance)

25 Jul 2020, 12:45 pm

Abbey Theatre


  • Audio Description
  • Open Captioning
  • ISL Interpreted
  • Loop System

The granddaughter of Irish emigrants, Shelagh Delaney, wrote her ground-breaking debut play A Taste of Honey when she was just 19. It became one of the defining plays of the 20th century.

Jo is a spirited teenager, living with her mother Helen, in a run-down area of Salford. Their relationship falls apart as they both struggle against their place in a man’s world. Can they rediscover just how much they need each other?

A Taste of Honey caused a storm on its premiere in 1958, due to its portrayal of mixed-race relationships, gender, and sexual orientation. This new production revisits a play that explores topics we continue to wrestle with today.

Touch Tour of Stage and Set: Saturday 25th July, 12:45pm

Audio-described and captioned performance: Saturday 25th July, 2:00pm

Sign language interpreted performance: Thursday 30th July, 7:30pm

If you are availing of the Abbey’s accessible performances, you are entitled to a discounted ticket. The Box Office team can advise you on the discounts available.

Call (01) 87 87 222 or email boxoffice@abbeytheatre.ie


Categories: Audiences


Tags: A Taste of Honey, Abbey Theatre, Accessible Theatre, Audio Description, captioned performance, Touch tour


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