Less than a week to go…

Yes folks, it’s only a few days until Not A Game For Boys kicks off in the Emerald Roadhouse, starring Chris Patrick-Simpson alongside James Doran and Stephen Kelly. If you haven’t got your tickets you really need to get in there now as they’re selling fast!

It’s going to be a great play, and with an informal setting in the Emerald (if you’re there early enough you can get yourself both a pint and a comfy seat on a sofa!) a hugely enjoyably experience all round.

Click to book them directly from Feile an Phobail.

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It’s 1995… Three taxi men, a gun and a table tennis game.

Eric, Oscar and Tony are taxi drivers. They escape for one evening each week to play table tennis as a team in a local amateur league. Eric would rather die than be relegated to division two. Oscar has just attended a funeral and fears his unmarried, lonely life mirrors that of his deceased colleague. Tony‘s casual affair in the back of his taxi is threatening to destroy not only his relationship, but his friendships… and the future of the team.

Not A Game For Boys is a laugh-out-loud comedy: a tale of competitive obsessions, played out in a small hall on a back street of Belfast. Though the characters play with bats and balls, the main game takes place anywhere but the table…

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About Chris Patrick-Simpson

Chris is an Irish actor who is based in Belfast, Northern Ireland. He has collaborated with the best directors in film, television and theatre in projects such as the award-winning The Magdalene Sisters (Momentum), The Boxer (Universal), Fifty Dead Men Walking (Brightlight Pictures), Good Vibrations (Revolver Films), Mrs Brown's Boys D'Movie (BBC Films), 71 (Warp Films), Shooting For Socrates (New Black Films), and High-Rise (Recorded Picture Company). On TV, Chris has played leads in The Guards (TV3) The Man Who Crossed Hitler (Hardy Pictures for BBC) The Clinic (RTE) The Family (BBC) Missing (BBC), The Titanic Enquiry (BBC), Ripper Street (BBC), Galavant (ABC) and The Fall (BBC). Chris has worked with some of the top theatre companies in the UK and Ireland. Additionally he is proud to have both starred in and co-produced a successful UK/Irish tour of The Wrong Man, which received critical acclaim throughout its run.

Posted on July 28, 2010, in Actor, Belfast, Theatre and tagged , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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