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The Poor Little Boy With No Arms

By One Duck


Ruby arrives in Skibberceannigh, "The World's Most Liveable Community", to a warm welcome from the friendly townsfolk. However, life in this rural idyll seems too good to be true and while out walking late one night, Ruby comes across a mysterious man who has no arms. He tells her that the town discriminate against him and set him arduous tasks to do in the dark of night and Ruby soon discovers that this shocking treatment of her new friend is just one of the town's many dark secrets…

The world Premiere of this fast-paced, dark comedy-drama, with a large cast of quirky characters, is sure to entertain audiences from start to finish.

This is the first production by a new company, One Duck, formed by seven graduates of The Lir Academy with the intention of producing ambitious and entertaining new Irish plays.
We are Lauren Coe, Rhys Dunlop, Liam Heslin, Alan Mahon, Karen McCartney, Corrin Thomas and SophieJo Wasson.

Directed by Oonagh Murphy
Movement by Bryan Burroughs
Lighting Design by Cillian McNamara
Produced by Alan Mahon
Photography by Ste Murray

Running time: 70 minutes with no interval

-You will be supporting a host of young Irish Theatre-Makers in our attempt to produce a play that we are really passionate about and that, we hope, you will really enjoy!
-We intend for this to be the first of many One Duck productions and by supporting this show, you will be providing us with a platform from which to grow into the future.
-You will get that warm fuzzy feeling inside, knowing that you have made a lot of people very, very happy.
-The venues are booked, the show must go on - so we kinda need the money.
-The world doesn't need more chartered accountants.

-The renting of a van to transport us from venue to venue.
-Accommodation whilst touring so we don't have to sleep in that van.
-Props and costumes for the play.
-Contributing towards the very modest fees of the actors, director, designers and stage management.