Brighton

RAVEN THEATRE returns to the Arts Centre stage with their production of Waterford playwright Jim Nolan's critically acclaimed 2010 play 'Brighton'.

Set in the Sisters of Calvary Nursing Home in London, 'Brighton' follows elderly Irishwoman, Fulham FC supporter and 'Terror of the Third Floor' Lily Thompson on her last great adventure. She delights in her daily pilgrimage to the shopping mall at Hammersmith Tube Station and enjoys the friendship of young Care Assistant and passionate Arsenal fan, Dave.

However, the arrival of a new resident, a famed actor who has been confined to a wheelchair following an accident, brings unexpected challenges and new horizons.

Described by the playwright as “the music of our own mortality”, 'Brighton is a poignant, witty and, ultimately, uplifting play about friendship, hope and the resilience of the human spirit.

Directed by Áine Gannon, in her directorial debut, the play stars: Brigid Scully, Michael Conway and Ben Mac Caoilte.

Dates: 
Thu 1st Feb 2018 to Sat 3rd Feb 2018