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Good Gracious, Good Friday

Closed 18 Oct 2019

White Bear Theatre

A nostalgic look back at a huge turning point in Northern Ireland's history, filled with pastie suppers, Gerry Adams' beard, Supermarket Sweep and the truth behind the mysterious 'Norn Iron' codenames Plates and Cups ...
Good Gracious, Good Friday at the White Bear Theatre

Poster Designer: Grace Kennedy

Show details

Synopsis


22nd May, 1998. Belfast, Northern Ireland.


The result for the Good Friday Agreement Referendum has just been announced.


Four mostly hungover, twenty-somethings come together, to use the historic outcome as an excuse to drink all over again.


Although they claim to have no interest in "that boring news on the telly" - as the night draws on, their true feelings for their country, and each other, will be revealed.


Good Gracious, Good Friday is a nostalgic look back at a huge turning point in Northern Ireland's history, filled with pastie suppers, Gerry Adams' beard, Supermarket Sweep and the truth behind the mysterious 'Norn Iron' codenames Plates and Cups ...


Background, advisory warnings


Age suitability: Not available


Good Gracious, Good Friday began life as a short play, and was workshopped, and performed at Theatre N16, under the guidance, and dramaturgical, support of fellow playwrights Sarah Milton (TUMBLE TUCK at Underbelly, Edinburgh Fringe, Lucy Light at Theatre N16) and Ffion Jones (THE WRONG FFION JONES, Paines Plough Roundabout and Vault Festival).

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Box office tel: 0333 012 4963

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Dates


Previews from:Wednesday 16 October 2019

Closes:Friday 18 October 2019

Performance days & times


Evening:

Wednesday ‑ 8‑30pm

Thursday ‑ 8‑30pm

Friday ‑ 8‑30pm


Matinee:
-

Running time: 1 hr 00 mins

Tickets


Standard:
£12

Concessions:
£10

Cast


Conor O'Kane

Katrina Mckeever

Sharon Duffy

Mario McEntee


Creatives


Author: Philip Catherwood
Director: Jessica Arden
Sound: Elizabeth Parker

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