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The Power of Words

Talks | Ireland


29 July, 2.30pm & 6pm

A rehearsed reading and post-show talk with the original Punchbag Theatre cast of the 1992 Edinburgh award–winning production of Eclipsed.

The world premiere of Patricia Burke–Brogan’s groundbreaking play took place 25 years ago.

The story of five penitent women in a Magdalene laundry shone a spotlight on a dark corner of a Catholic Ireland. Following the recent Tuam Mother and Baby Home revelations Eclipsed remains as powerful and relevant today.

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