Theatre: ‘Hanna Sheehy-Skeffington – Reminiscences of an Irish Suffragette’

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28th September, 2018 - 29th September, 2018

Irish Repertory Theatre Company UK presents:

‘Hanna Sheehy-Skeffington – 

Reminiscences of an Irish Suffragette’

Written and Directed By Rosalind Scanlon

Starring Ailis Duff as ‘Hanna.’

To celebrate this suffrage anniversary year, for three performances only, Playwright and Theatre Director, Rosalind Scanlon, brings her powerful one-woman show to The Irish Cultural Centre. The play pays tribute to Ireland’s suffragette ‘Hanna Sheehy-Skeffington’.  It portrays her fight for Irish women’s suffrage, her time spent in Mountjoy Prison, her work during Dublin’s 1913 ‘Lockout’ and her harrowing and unforgettable experiences during Ireland’s Easter Rising in April 1916.’ In 2016, the production had a sell out run at ‘The Tabard Theatre’, for which it received outstanding reviews.

“This play leaves one with an unpartisan sense of rage and has the authority of successfully invoked history.”What’s On In London.

“This play cuts to the heart and offers a vivid sense of stirring times. It is truly an enriching portrait of a lady of whom Dublin can be justly proud.”Irish Times

“The Sheehy-Skeffingtons were remarkable and courageous people, and it is with great love and care that Rosalind Scanlon has assembled this powerful portrait.”Time Out


Doors: 7.30pm

Start: 8pm

Price: £12/£10 concession

Frank Carson


28th September, 2018 at 8:00 pm
29th September, 2018 at 11:00 pm
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The Irish Cultural Centre
5 Black's Road
Hammersmith, W6 9DT United Kingdom