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Maeve Binchy’s Light A Penny Candle

Adapted for the stage by Shay Linehan
At Gaiety Theatre, Dublin from 24 April – 4 May 2019
Tues – Sat, 7.30pm. Wed & Sat matinees, 2.30pm
Mon 29 April matinee 2.30pm

This world premiere production presented by Breda Cashe productions in association with the Gaiety theatre will be directed by Peter Sheridan and will run at the Gaiety from 24 April – 4 May.

Cast gather at the Gaiety theatre for the first time for the start of rehearsals. Starring Clelia Murphy, Kate Gilmore, India Mullen, Fionn Foley and Ste Murray.

Synopsis

Light A Penny Candle, is a tale of an enduring life-long friendship which asks some burning questions – a back-street abortion? A murder cover-up?

Aisling and Elizabeth have to survive DeValera’s Ireland, their raging hormones, and the struggle for independence in a world at war. Through it all, they discover that there is no right and wrong in this world, there is only what is right for those you love.

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