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“Maura Laverty This Was Your Life” – Blackwater Valley Fit-Up Theatre Festival 2020

An exciting look back at “Full & Plenty”…in a modern way

Sat 1st February 2020   8.00pm to 9.10pm

Week 2: Blackwater Valley Fit-Up Theatre Festival 2020 present “Maura Laverty this was Your Life”
Double Bill with “The Experience of Being”)

Maura Laverty, the multi-talented broadcaster, cookery expert, agony aunt and controversial writer,.  She was a household name in Ireland for three decades and, in this play,  is spirited back from the dead to face a live and online audience on a surreal TV show called This WAS Your LIFE’.   She will cook recipes from her iconic cookbook, ‘Full And Plenty,’ and talk about her roller coaster life,   The host will get her to reveal some of her darker secrets and the price she paid for her success.  Fifty years after her death, how will a contemporary audience evaluate her recipes and the tumultuous life?

Presented by The Curious Ensemble
Written by Yvonne Quinn & Bairbre Ní Chaoimh & Directed by Joan Sheehy
Performed by: Bairbre Ní Chaoimh & Pat Ryan

Tickets at the door on night of performance
or telephoning 087 9593276 to book your seat in advance
Admission:  €15 per ticket, €13 concession.  €40 Family ticket (2 Adults & 2 teens)
Age suitability; 14+
Running Time: 75 min, No interval
Tickets at the door on night of performance or by telephoning 087 9593276



Contact Information

The Mall Arts Centre

Mall House Youghal, Co Cork
Eircode: P36FR96

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