'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 performed in An Taibhdhearc this month.
Ahead of the queen's visit 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, and will have English sur-titles.
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. However the March 27 preview is free admission, first come, first served ) and available from An Taibhdhearc (091-562024 ), Mondays to Fridays from 10am to 5pm and Saturday from 12 noon to 5pm. The show is recommended for audiences aged 15 and over.