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Patrick Talbot Productions

Gone Full Havisham

Written & Performed by Irene Kelleher

Award-winning performer and writer Irene Kelleher invites you to the Penthouse Suite to meet Emily. Shrouded in her wedding dress, for the past five months she has been a social media sensation. Some say she’s a deranged lunatic, many say she just needs help and to others she’s a hero. Taking Dickens’ extraordinary Miss Havisham in to the era of social media with its artificial gloss and filtered reality, this is one woman who isn’t afraid to tell it like it is – the grit, the grime and stench of rotting flowers.

'Electrically intense' ★★★★ Irish Examiner 

‘Irene Kelleher gives a performance of such courage and commitment it is likely to be a talking point for years’★★★★ The Echo Cork

‘Irene Kelleher….. a fantastic phantasmagorical figure….. a cultural marker of the very best of Irishdrama’ ★★★★ The Scotsman

‘Profound, beautiful and fun….. Irene Kelleher, writer and performer, is exceptional’ ★★★★ Broadway Baby at the Edinburgh Festival