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Ten Songs to Die For - Owen O'Neill

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Hit Show at The Edinburgh Festival

‘TEN SONGS TO DIE FOR’

A One-Man Show

by Award Winning Actor, Comedian and Poet,

Owen O’Neill

'Everyone has a soundtrack to their lives and Owen O’Neill decided to have a think about what songs were important to him and why? He could have written twenty songs to die for, but he had to choose carefully. He takes the audience on a journey, from when he was ten until about 45, using ten songs which have been integral to the most tragic joyful and comic moments of that period. When he caused chaos at his school Feis Ceoil, (Irish Music Festival,) by singing a very inappropriate song in front of the Bishop of Derry. How he lost my virginity aged 15 to the local bank managers wife, who on the same night was taken hostage by IRA gunmen. When he broke into Hammersmith Police station through a skylight wearing a red velvet suit. How he went on an acid trip and had a fight with some garden gnomes. These are only some of Owen's true life stories in this 65 minute show..

This is a really special chance to see O Neill’s brillliant show, which was a hit at The Edinburgh Festival!! Do Not Miss

Owen O’Neill is a writer, actor, poet and stand-up comedian. He has written and performed eight one-man plays and has won a string of awards including three Fringe Firsts at the Edinburgh Festival, the Herald Angel Award for Best Play and the Edinburgh Critics Award for best comedy. In 2012 he won best actor for his off-Broadway one-man play Absolution. He has appeared in five feature films including Michael Collins, directed by Neil Jordan and The General directed by John Boorman. His short film The Basket Case, which he wrote and directed won best short at The Boston Film Festival in 2010. In 2009 he, along with Dave Johns, adapted The Shawshank Redemption for the stage. Owen rewrote it in 2013 for the Edinburgh Festival and it received five-star reviews from The Times and Scotland on Sunday.

What the critics have said about Owen's previous shows.

‘O Neill is a genuine storyteller full of heart and soul he is also very funny.’ New York Times.

‘You can almost smell the burning flesh’ The Scotsman

‘Muscular and vivid storytelling. I didn’t see anything better’ The Spectator

‘He has the turn of phrase of Roddy Doyle and the darkness of Patrick McCabe, ..Brilliant!’. – The Independent

O’Neill is a master storyteller, to call what he does stand-up, does not do him justice. This is genuine comedy, funny and deeply moving.. from the gut. The New York Times *****

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