and then the rabbit died

created by: KATE SULLIVAN & RORY DEVLIN
19 & 20 Nov
7.45pm
£15/12
SUN & Mon only

“Then I become some big horrible reclusive stretch-mark ridden, man-lusting and ironically man-repelling beast… Oh my god. I’ve become my Auntie Eileen.”

As a storm batters against the doors of a small north Dublin community centre, a book group gathers inside to discuss their weekly readings. But something boisterous is coming this way.

New member Aisling bursts in late and crashes the group who are already ready well under way. She is drunk, soaked to the skin and worst of all, she’s pregnant.

Join Aisling as she talks us through how she became pregnant (while still on the pill!) to her nightmares about her hardcore catholic mother finding out about the baby, and whether or not she intends to keep it.

This whirlwind ride through Ireland’s family planning system (or lack of…) will leave you in stitches as the outspoken Aisling delivers a hilarious account of what it means to be pregnant in modern day Ireland.

Press on Atramental Theatre’s previous work

★★★★★ “A feast of food for thought!” London Theatre1

Box Office opens at 7.00pm for cash sales and collection of pre-booked tickets. The performance lasts 85mins without interval and contains strong language throughout and some scenes that viewers may find distressing. No re-admittance once the performance has commenced.

LATECOMERS MAY NOT BE ADMITTED. PLEASE ARRIVE IN GOOD TIME FOR THE START TIME OF 7.45PM.

Over 18s only. Due to pub licensing laws no one under the age of 18 is permitted into the building after 7pm.

Refunds are not available. In extreme circumstances tickets purchased may be exchanged for another performance if adequate written notice is provided. 

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0333 666 3366
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