And The Rope Still Tugging Her Feet

from Caroline Burns Cooke / Face to Face Theatre

Inspired by 1984’s Kerry Babies scandal. A dark, comic take on a time in Ireland when Bishop Joseph Cassidy said "the most dangerous place to be... is in the mother’s womb”.

"Nuanced and compelling performance" Fringe Guru
"A funny, life-affirming piece that bristles with humanity" The Argos

Award winning writer and performer Caroline Burns Cooke debuted And The Rope Still Tugging Her Feet during the Brighton Festival, 2016, with Colin Watkeys directing. It garnered four 5* reviews and won an Argus Angel Award for Outstanding Theatre. It then played at the Gilded Balloon, Edinburgh Festival Fringe August 16, Vault Festival, London 2017 and Arts For All Festival, in Heney on Thames and hopefully will play in Ireland in 2018.

She also won Best Actress for the self-penned Myra at ECU European Independent Film Festival, and Best Screenplay for She Moved Through The Fair from The Scottish Screenwriters Association.


17th July (5.30pm-6.30pm) and 18th & 19th July (4pm-5pm)


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