Hit comedy in Dungiven this weekend

A COMEDY play will be held at St. Canice’s GAC’s main hall in Dungiven this week, on Friday (May 25) night. ‘A Night With George’ is an award winning comedy which has sold out at the Grand Opera House and the Waterfront Hall, and has toured Ireland.

It has been performed in New York City as part of the Irish theatre festival and received rave reviews along the way. The hilarious play follows the story of Bridie Murphy and her apparent obsession with Hollywood movie-star George Clooney.

The comedy has been written by a West Belfast theatre company, known as Brassneck Productions. It follows Bridie Murphy as she arrives on the stage with a cardboard cut-out of George Clooney. She tells the comedic story of various incidents in her life, including how she met her rioting husband, Seamus, her time working in an Accident and Emergency department and coping when her husband is imprisoned for IRA involvement. With a very dead-pan sense of humour, particular to Northern Ireland, she presents the audience with a humorous account of a life during and after the Troubles.

The comedy has received rave reviews everywhere it has been performed, and the audience at St. Canice’s GAC are sure to be in for a great night’s craic when the play is performed at the main hall on Friday night.

James McMacken, Club PRO at Dungiven GAC told the Sentinel: “This is just one of the many events we are planning for our Main Hall, which is local, comfortable, and it is your GAA club. It is a night not to be missed.”