O Go My Man by Stella Feehily

O Go My Man

Stella Feehily
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  • ISBN
    9781854599070 / 1854599070
  • Title O Go My Man
  • Author Stella Feehily
  • Category Plays, Playscripts
  • Format
  • Year 2006
  • Pages 111
  • Publisher
    Nick Hern Books
  • Imprint Nick Hern Books
  • Language English
  • Dimensions 133mm x 7mm x 197mm


A satirical comedy of modern manners from the author of 'Duck.'

Publisher Description

This title presents Royal Court premiere - then nationwide tour - for satirical yet humane comedy of modern manners for Out of Joint Theatre Co. Neil is a cutting-edge TV reporter struggling to re-integrate into domesticity. Back from Darfur with a head full of nightmares, he takes a hammer to his life - and his 15 years of marriage. But is his extra-curricular relationship with Sarah going to mend anything - or is it just that she's new? Stella Feehily's rich and frequently hilarious play is set in modern-day Dublin, a city full of celebrity chefs and 12 kinds of latte, and peopled with flawed characters who have enough trouble negotiating their own lives - let alone any crisis unfolding in the wider world. “O Go My Man” - an anagram of "Monogamy!“ - premieres on the main stage of the Royal Court before touring the British Isles, including the author's native Dublin. It's staged by 'star' director, Max Stafford-Clark and produced by his own Out of Joint Company, who recently had a huge hit with a ”Macbeth" set in a present-day African dictatorship.

“'Feehily has a distinctively neat and arresting gift when it comes to dramatic narrative. I hope we will be hearing a good deal more of her' Daily Telegraph on Feehily's debut play, Duck”

Author Biography

Stella Feehily is from Dublin. She was an actress before turning to writing. Her first play, Duck, also presented by Stafford-Clark and Out of Joint, was a hit at the 2003 Edinburgh Festival and then at the Royal Court, London.

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