Little Thing, Big Thing

Little Thing, Big Thing

by Donal O'Kelly


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In Nigeria, a frightened child puts an old roll of film into the hands of Dublin-bound teacher Sister Martha. In Dublin, ex-con Larry, with a wounded backside, has to get out of the city to rob a convent.

Meanwhile, Scarab Oil plans to unleash its new clean fuel of the future. The film roll Martha is carrying attracts the urgent interest of some very powerful and ambitious people.

A play written for two actors and filled with memorable characters, Little Thing, Big Thing is the latest production from the innovative and outstanding Irish theatre company Fishamble.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781472582881
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date: 03/26/2014
Series: Modern Plays
Pages: 96
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 7.60(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Donal O'Kelly is a writer and actor. His solo plays include the award-winning Catalpa (Edinburgh Fringe First, London Time Out Critics' Choice, Best Event Melbourbane International Festival), Bat the Father Rabbit The Son (Best Writer and Best Actor nominations Irish Theatre Awards; published in Far From the Land, Methuen Drama, 1998), and Jimmy Joyced! (Best Actor nomination Irish Theatre Awards). Other plays include The Cambria, Running Beast, The Dogs, Hughie On The Wires, Trickledown Town, The Business of Blood, Farawayan, Asylum! Asylum!, Mamie Sighs, Judas of the Gallarus (Methuen Drama, 1999), and The Hand.

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