Chaucer - Irish style at An Taibhdhearc

Pádhraig Ó Giollagáin's Jingle Bang Jangle to run at the end of March

The cast of Jingle Bang Jangle.

The cast of Jingle Bang Jangle.

'THE MILLER'S Tale', from Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales, is the inspiration for Jingle Bang Jangle, written by Pádhraig Ó Giollagáin - author of the controversial 1978 RTÉ series The Spike - which is coming to An Taibhdhearc.

Ahead of the visit by the queen to the town, a blacksmith is becoming very suspicious of his wife, and thinks she may be getting more than a few buns from the local miller. The play runs from Wednesday March 27 to Sunday 31.

Directed by Rod Goodall with musical direction from Deirdre Ní Chuilinn, the play features Peadar Cox (Blacksmith ), Eoin Ó Dubhghaill (Miller ), Ann Marie Horan (Bainríon Betty ), Fionnuala Ní Fhlatharta (Blacksmith’s wife ), Fred McCloskey, John Burke, Treasa Ní Cheannabháin, Sorcha Ní Chéide, Úna Ní Fhlatharta, Orlaith Ní Chearra, Caitríona Ní Dhomhnaill, Mícheál Ó Meallaigh, and Jane Talbot.

Tickets are €20/18 (€15 for preview on March 27 ) and are available from An Taibhdhearc (091 - 562024, [email protected] ) The show is suitable only for those aged 15 and over.

 

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