“I’ve always been a good liar. If you have a skill, you have to hone it, or else you’re spitting in the face of God’s bounty.”
Nominated for an Off West End OffFest Award
Longlisted for the 503 International Playwriting Award
People keep telling Catriona that she’s not very well. She disagrees but appreciates their concern. Admittedly, she does have a history of making stuff up, but she’s getting better.
But when she meets An Attractive American Tourist, she decides to show him around her small Northern Irish town. And to keep him entertained, she might have to blur the line between fact and fiction, just a little…
“Rooney is spellbinding. Highly recommended.”
Soon, she’s regaling him with stories of cannibalism, ghostly statues, and the largest ever orgy held in Ireland on consecrated ground. But how long can she keep hold of her stories?
“Filmic and very funny.”
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Straight from an award-nominated short run as part of Jermyn Street Theatre‘s Footprints Festival. Rachael Rooney gives a critically acclaimed performance, directed by award-winning director Fay Lomas (Out of the Dark, Rose Theatre Kingston; Hunger, Arcola), in this new piece by multi-award nominated Eoin McAndrew (Internet Boy (1999-Present), Living Newspaper, Royal Court; BBC Comedy Room 2020).
This performance will take place with a live audience at Omnibus Theatre.
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