The Humours of 2017

Heading up to The MAC in Belfast tomorrow is Margaret Mc Auliffe whose one-woman show The Humours of Bandon plays there tomorrow night Friday 1st, and Saturday 2nd December, rounding off a very busy 2017 for the Fishamble show. Following the highly successful spring and autumn national tours (including a critically acclaimed 4 week run at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival), Margaret […]

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not 1…not 2…not 3…but FOUR in the 24 (hr plays)!

Yesterday marked the announcement of the annual 24 Hour Plays: Dublin a one-night-only gala event, in aid of Dublin Youth Theatre which will take place on Sunday 28th January 2018 at 7:30pm on the Abbey stage. The team of artists due to take part are being assembled at present but it was revealed yesterday that […]

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Tis the season…

  Another Castaway involvement with the Bram Stoker Festival this weekend comes via the Bram Audio Ghost Experience featuring Margaret Mc Auliffe’s seductively sinister vocal style! Written by MORB founder Peter Dunne (writer of Dummy which featured our very own Niamh McGrath at the Dublin Fringe festival this year) and recorded by Liam Geraghty (meetyourmakerIE), this day/night time […]

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5…6…7…and off she goes!

We’re wishing Margaret Mc Auliffe all the luck in the world for her Edinburgh Fringe festival press night tonight! Directed by Stefanie Preissner (pictured), her self-penned show ‘The Humours of Bandon’ has charmed audiences the length and breadth of the country, most recently at the West Cork Fit Up festival where tHOB broke ticket sale records going […]

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Bandon to Birr!

Fresh from her Irish Writers’ Guild, ZeBBie win and last week’s sold-out performances at Clonmel’s Junction festival, Margaret Mc Auliffe is back on the road, this time heading to Birr Co. Offaly to perform her multi-award winning play The Humours of Bandon in Birr Theatre and Arts Centre as part of Scripts 2017, Ireland’s playwriting festival. The show starts at […]

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EPIC Bloomsday activities

Both Margaret Mc Auliffe and David Fennelly will be performing in a Joyce-themed event this Bloomsday 16th June, they will be doing some readings from Joyce’s emigration-themed work for EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum at CHQ (Custom House Quarter). There is a reading at 11am and there will be another at 3pm, performing a few extracts from Dubliners, […]

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Margaret McAuliffe’s ‘The Humours of Bandon’ in Bewley’s for one more week!

There was another great review for Margaret McAuliffe’s #TheHumoursOfBandon in The Sunday Business Post last week! One more week to catch this super play before it travels west to the Linenhall Arts Centre, Castlebar and An Grianán in Letterkenny at the end of March when she will hang up her dancing shoes and finish the spring leg […]

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Published Peeps

There’s work from 2 Castaway ladies published in this new book. Congratulations to Noni Stapleton & Margaret McAuliffe Look at what has just arrived! Delighted to partner once again with @MethuenDrama, with 3 brilliant monologue plays in this new anthology! pic.twitter.com/l3yPWaS7RM — Fishamble (@Fishamble) February 7, 2017

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