Lislea Drama : A Skull in Connemara

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I agreed with the Adjudicator that the cast played for laughs too much – with the result that the real message of the play – the fact that the ‘hero’ most probably did murder his wife a few years previously – was lost.

There was a full house and the audience thorougly enjoyed themselves – which is, after all, the object of the exercise.

I’m looking forward to Lislea’s own performance of "Arsenic and Old Lace" on Wednesday night!

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