Dublin Theatre Festival

The Performance Corporation

Slattery's Sago Saga

Adapted by Arthur Riordan from the unfinished novel by Flann O'Brien

Venue Rathfarnham Castle
Date 6 Oct - 8 Oct 8.00pm
8 Oct 11.30am
9 Oct 6.00pm
11 Oct - 15 Oct 8.00pm
15 Oct 3.00pm
16 Oct 6.00pm
Duration 1hr 40mins (no interval)

Directed by Jo Mangan
Designed by Ciaran Bagnall, Niamh Lunny, and Lorraine McCrann
Cast Includes Darragh Kelly, Helen Norton, Michael Glen Murphy, Kathy Rose O'Brien and Karl Quinn
Produced by Breda Cashe

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Slattery’s Sago Saga is the tale of Tim Hartigan, whose quiet life as the dogsbody of Poguemahone Hall is shattered by the arrival of a Scotch woman with an evil plan.  Confusion awaits in the shape of a politically-correct Leprechaun, a beautiful typist and a tycoon T.D. bent on bankrupting the country...

One part carnival, one part surreal satire, this comic masterpiece - nominated for three awards at the 2010 Irish Times Irish Theatre Awards - is catapulted with surrealist energy into modern-day Ireland. An unforgettable theatrical adventure from Ireland’s internationally renowned site-specific company The Performance Corporation.  




PANEL DISCUSSION Access all Areas: Oct 15, 2pm. Project Arts Centre. See Special Events.

"It is absolutely fantastic... hilarious, everyone has to see it" The View, RTÉ