Butterflies at the Big House

Butterflies at the Big House

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A special one-night only read-through of a new play by Jimmy Kerr. A dark comedy featuring ‘Dolly Turner’, who has ordinary dreams, just like anyone else. Except Dolly Turner is no ordinary lady.

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Butterflies at the Big House

by Jimmy Kerr

A special read-through of a new show by Jimmy Kerr (Ardnaglass on the Air)

Dolly Turner is a wild woman. One of life's great survivors. As a young girl, she dreamt of living in the big house, with the handsome husband and lovely children. Dolly had a vision. Falling for Danny, with his footballer's legs, Marlon Brando lips and a big farm to inherit, Dolly's dreams were off to a good start. What with her canny business smarts, her strong work ethic and her entrée into the world of special Chinese takeaways bankrolling her plans, the future was looking hopeful. Dolly's dreams of becoming lady of the manor were just within reach — until the universe decided differently. Tending her marigolds and delphiniums, she shares her story of dreams, love, loss and hope with us, starring Jo Donnelly, (Margaret-Mary-Rose, Ardnaglass on the Air).

Price includes a glass of bubbly on arrival!

Show Info

The Theatre

Venue: 12-13 Shaftesbury Square, Belfast, BT2 7DB

Access: Directly from Shaftesbury Square

Performance(s): Thursday 28th February 2019

Starts: 7:30pm (Book Bar* open from 7:00pm)

Age Guidance: 18+

Run Time: 1 hour 15 mins

Disabled Access: Theatre (ground floor) is fully accessible. Toilets & Book Bar (1st floor) are not wheelchair friendly. Carer tickets available: Call 02890325881 to book.

*The Book Bar is our charity bar, run to help support Accidental & the new building.

Ticket Info

£5 - STANDARD TICKET - a standard ticket that helps cover the basic costs of the show

£10 - DONATION TICKET - a special ticket that gives a little extra to the exceptional and hardworking artists creating the show.