PUMPGIRL

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There's one in every town, and they call her the Pumpgirl. She works


in the garage, changes the oil and thinks she's one of the lads. She's


sweet on 'No-helmet' Hammy, but he loves no-one but himself. He's


out all night with his racing boys, whilst wife Sinead's off on a


joyride of her own, with an ache that's about to be cured.

A turbo-charged race through the diesel fumes and country music of the Armagh badlands, Mike Bradwell directs an exhilarating tale of humour and horror by a major new voice in Irish writing. Abbie Spallen's explosively comic new play takes us deep into the unspoken thoughts and darkest desires of three lives destined to collide.

This is a past event 12 Sep 2006 to 14 Nov 2006
Designer
Direction
Lighting

Cast

James Doran

Actor

Orla Fitzgerald

Actor

Maggie Hayes

Actor

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Meet the Writer: Kalungi Ssebandeke

We’re excited to announce the recipient of the Bush’s new Passing the Baton Commission for the main house as Kalungi Ssebandeke. Passing the Baton is a three-year programme to rediscover artists of colour who carved their way through British playwriting with distinction. In 2018 we introduce you to Leave Taking by Winsome Pinnock, a playwright on whose shoulders we stand.…

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Arinzé Kene, writer and performer of Misty, describes the inspiration for his play in the Preface to the playtext published by Nick Hern Books. It’s available from our online book shop. I guess I’ll just launch right in and tell you how Misty came about. I went to the Young Vic Theatre a few years back…