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‘Not A Game For Boys’ action shots

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Not A Game For Boys is creating quite a stir at Feile an Phobail and audiences are lapping it up! If you haven’t already been, there’s only 2 nights left in the run – take a look at the production shots for a taster!

The show runs in the Emerald Roadhouse, Finaghy Road North, tonight and tomorrow night only (Wednesday and Thursday.) Kick off is at 7:30pm but get yourself down early to grab a comfy seat and a cold beverage beforehand!

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Curtain up!

It’s opening night of Not A Game For Boys this evening as part of Feile an Phobail 2010 – great excitement all round!

Have you got your ticket yet? Come along for a great night’s entertainment, a fantastic play and wonderful performances, all brought to you by the committed and hardworking team at c21. See you there!

c21 on Radio Ulster

The PR bandwagon continues to roll for Not A Game For Boys! As well as being busy in the final stages of rehearsals, the cast will be on Radio Ulster’s afternoon show tomorrow (Saturday 31 July) with Gerry Kelly. Tune in between 12.30pm and 3pm if you can!

And remember – Not A Game For Boys only runs from 2 – 5 August, so get yourself down to the Emerald Roadhouse (the Old Devenish complex) next week for a fantastic evening of theatre.  You’ll have a great night’s entertainment with plenty of laughs.

There may be some tickets remaining on the door but best to buy in advance from Feile an Phobail.

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…

Tune In…

Chris and c21’s Producer Stephen Kelly will be live on the radio tomorrow talking about Not A Game For Boys.

Listen to Feile FM (103.2FM) between 12pm and 1pm tomorrow (Tuesday 20 July) and again to the George Jones Show on U105 from 3.15pm to hear how rehearsals have been going and an exclusive excerpt from the play.

Rehearsals start for ‘Not A Game For Boys’

Chris has just started rehearsals for Simon Block’s Not A Game For Boys, in which he is starring. The play will be staged as part of Feile an Phobail 2010.

Directed by Patsy Hughes, the comedy also stars James Doran and Stephen Kelly.

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…

Chris previously starred in PS, Your Cat Is Dead as part of Feile 2008. While that particular role involved some nudity ‘in the name of art’, Chris has promised that this year he’ll be keeping his clothes firmly on!

Not A Game For Boys runs from 2 – 5 August 2010 at 7:30pm in The Emerald Roadhouse, (The Old Devenish Complex), 33-37 Finaghy Road North, Belfast.

Tickets are £7 and available from Feile an Phobail, www.feilebelfast.com, An Chulturlann, Belfast Welcome Centre and Siopa Na Healainne (Art Shop, 51 Falls R0ad.) Alternatively, you can buy them here.

See you there!