By Donal O'Kelly
Directed by Jim Culleton
With Sorcha Fox and Donal O'Kelly
The infamous Scarab Oil Company is looking to expand its operations
In Nigeria, a frightened child tells Sister Martha her dying father's request. "Take this old film roll and bring it to Henry Barr in Ireland. Trust no one."
Back in Ireland, the film Martha is carrying attracts the urgent interests of some very powerful and dangerous people.
Meanwhile, "ex-con" Larry's plans to rob a convent are interrupted when he inadvertently joins Martha on the run. The ensuing chase thrusts them into the world of international oil skullduggery, awakening passions they thought were dead.
This darkly comic thriller from Fringe First winners Fishamble and Donal O'Kelly is "an enjoyable fast paced play that never lets you catch your breath." (No More Workhorse, Ireland)
Fishamble is an Olivier Award-winning, internationally acclaimed Irish theatre company which discovers, develops, and produces new work, across a range of scales. In 2018 Fishamble celebrates 30 years of new plays in Ireland through its many productions and extensive development programme.
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"Director Jim Culleton's enjoyable production can effectively do no wrong... O'Kelly finnesses this deceptively breezy, carefully constructed story with his signature imagistic, action-oriented approach to language." - Irish Times ★★★★
"Impeccable... It has an ending that will stop you short" - The New York Times
"Little Thing, Big Thing grabs hold at the start and never lets go, a real treat!" - Talkin' Broadway
"Energetic, nonstop performances... Delightful to watch!" - TheaterMania