A SENSATIONAL playwright is about to bring her new creation to the Green Room theater in Carlisle.
Gillian Duffy will present her new comedy-drama Two’s Company at the Green Room Club on Saturday September 17th.
Two’s Company follows the story of romantic hopeful Maureen Parker, who is twice divorced, single and owner of the dating agency “Two’s Company”, a new dating service for those who prefer “a more traditional approach” to dating. find love.
Maureen receives a request that rings some unexpected bells; her first love, Michael, the one who broke her heart, is back in town and he’s looking for a date – with her.
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Gillian’s new play, which she wrote during Covid, will come out of a run at Edinburgh’s Fringe Festival – due to start next Wednesday, coinciding with her hysterical play The Ghosting of Rabbie Burns, also showing at Gilded Balloon from the fringe.
Two’s Company’s penultimate performance arrives in Carlisle after a tour of Scotland as well as the Fringe festival.
“The guys at the Carlisle Green Room club contacted me to ask if we were going to bring Two’s Company to Carlisle and I was absolutely over the moon. It was a natural fit that they reached out,” Gillian said.
“I was going to do an English version of the play, but it’s good that we were able to come to Carlisle following this tour of Scotland.
“Because Carlisle is only across the border, I think the tone of the play, the Scots, the Northern English and the Irish have a very similar dark humor in that regard, so with the play having a so great a Scottish cast, I’m sure it’ll turn out just fine,” she said.
The play will feature a superb roster of actors such as Matt Costello, perhaps better known as Stevie The Bookie in Still Game; Carolyn Calder known for Emmerdale and Taggart and Una Ailsa Macnab known for Take the High Road.
Tickets are available on the Carlisle Green Room website.
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