JERSEY ARTS CENTRE / SATURDAY 28 SEPTEMBER / 18.00 / £12
Join Owen O’Neill for 90 minutes of Red Noise – a hybrid of stand-up comedy, theatrical monologue and poetry, blended to perfection.
Owen O’Neill has toured the world with his one-man shows accumulating a string of awards including three Fringe Firsts at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, The Edinburgh Critics Award for best comedy, The Angel Award for best one-man show, The Time Out Comedy Award, Best Actor at the 2010 1st Irish Theatre Festival in New York City and Best Short Film award at the Boston Film Festival 2008.
True stories from his life include: being struck by lightning at nine years old and being told he had the cure for cancer; being interrogated by an IRA man with a stammer (the longest two hours of his life); how his feature film debut with Liam Neeson went horribly wrong; and being brought up in a family of sixteen siblings and having to queue for breakfast.
‘He is a proliﬁc writer and tireless performer of his own work – dramatically accomplished, emotionally charged and very funny. He’s got a darker side too, but what underscores all his work is a deeply poetic spirit which shines through.’ The Spectator *****
‘O’Neill is a master storyteller, to call what he does stand-up does not do him justice. This is genuine comedy from the gut.’ The New York Times *****
‘O’Neill will take you on a rollercoaster ride, strap in.’ The Scotsman *****