'Getting To Know...'

Lisa Nally and Grace Morgan, OXBO Theatre

Grace Morgan (left) and Lisa Nally.

Grace Morgan (left) and Lisa Nally.

What is your idea of perfect happiness?

G: An oat milk flat white.

L: Mayo winning the all-Ireland.

Which historical figure do you most identify with?

G: Blondie, for obvious reasons.

L: Does it count as historical if she’s still alive?

Which living person do you most admire?

G: Donald Glover, no wait, Charli XCX.

L: Meryl Streep.

Which is the trait you most deplore in yourself?

G: That my idea of perfect happiness was an oat milk -

L: Interrupting people.

What is your greatest extravagance?

L: Oat milk flat whites.

G: The numerous subscriptions I’ve ended up with just to get a free tote bag.

What is your favourite journey?

L: 'Any Way You Want It' from their 1980 album Departure.

G: 'Don’t Stop Believing'.

On what occasion do you lie?

G: Most occasions to be honest…

L: She’s lying, don’t listen to her.

Which living person do you most despise?

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What or who is the greatest love of your life?

L: Talking in circles with my friends until pop culture sounds like accessible academia.

G: Reality television.

When and where were you happiest?

L: Any time I have to explain to my friends the concept of the television show I Wanna Marry Harry.

G: In bed.

Which talent would you most like to have?

G: It's basic, but has to be invisible.

L: Ah no, teleportation all the way - saving money and saving on that carbon footprint.

What is your current state of mind?

L: An Empire one?

G: Bamboozled but in a good way.

What do you consider your greatest achievement?

G: When I learn how to juggle.

L: Actually sticking to a gym membership.

If you were to die and come back as a person or a thing, what do you think it would be?

L: The concept of the sea.

G: A special edition can of pre mixed G&T.

What is your most treasured possession?

G: My George Foreman grill.

L: My plant collection.

What do you regard as the lowest depth of misery?

L: Gluten intolerance.

G: Sticky floors.

What is your favourite occupation?

G: A Kardashian.

L: Former Love Island contestant, turned brand promoter.

What is the quality you most like in a man?

G: Don’t interrupt me please.

L: Not being involved in anything that could lead to a major scandal?

What is the quality you most like in a woman?

L & G: Just being a woman is enough in most cases.

Who are your favourite writers?

L: Nora Ephron, Alana Massey, Dolly Alderton, Malcolm Gladwell, Viv Albertine, Lauren Bravo.

G: Nora Ephron, Zadie Smith, Sarah Ruhl, Toshiki Okada, Rebecca Solnit, Emilie Pine. Also yes to Alana Massey.

What is your motto?

L: What's a motto with you?

G: ‘Do I dare to eat a peach?’ - TS Eliot

Lisa Nally and Grace Morgan are currently working with OXBO Theatre to produce Waterford Crystal, a new show about love, loss, drugs, and horses.


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