Roderick Ford


The Spider's House

Dates: 27 Feb - 07 Mar

Show Time: 2.45 & 7.45

Tickets: €14-18

A nightmare from a disordered mind.

In this haunted love story Roderick Ford explores the limits of our compassion and the heart’s darkness. Set in a zone at the margins of the monstrous and the human this gothic romance asks what relationships are permissible and who should be denied love.

Will Paulsa and Issy make it to the midnight train in time to escape the labyrinthine city? Or will the bright future that they yearn for be overwhelmed by the dark forces stacked against them?

In this flight of madness not everything is at it seems.


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Ages 16+

Audio Described Performances: Friday 6th March, 7:45pm & Saturday 7th March 2:30pm
Captioned Performances: Friday 6th March, 7:45pm & Saturday 7th March 2:30pm

Written by Roderick Ford
Directed by Maisie Lee
Produced by Rachel Bergin
Lighting Design by Stephen Dodd
Sound Design by Carl Kennedy
Set & Costume Design by Deidre Dwyer
Dramaturgy by Pamela McQueen
Movement Direction by Sue Mythen

Lloyd Cooney
Genevieve Hulme-Beaman
Ronan Leahy

This Project is supported by Project Arts Centre and Arts & Disability REALISE award, Dublin City Council, Fishamble’s New Play Clinic and developed at FringeLab.

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