Owen 0’Neill: The Whole Nine Yarns – 17 Sept

An evening of raucous true life stories and poetry

Hilarious emotional washing of the underwear…

The Whole Nine Yarns is a mixture of comedy storytelling and poetry, segueing smoothly between the two. Whilst some of the poems are comic, most tend towards an emotional punch. This show typifies a fundamentally Irish sensibility, juxtaposing the harrowing and the hilarious to great effect. If poetry isn’t your thing, then it will be by the end of this 70 minutes!

“To call what he does ‘Stand-up’ doesn’t do him justice. This is genuine comedy from the gut, a true original.” The Scotsman

“O’Neill fills the stage with real stories from his life. This is beyond stand- up. This is an hilarious emotional washing of the underwear.” The Toronto Sun

This event is part of Portico’s 2022 Comedy Arts Festival taking place 16-25 September and supported by Ards and North Down Borough Council.

The Portico of Ards is in picturesque Portaferry on the edge of Strangford Lough and there are lots of fabulous places to eat, drink and sleep as well as lots of lovely things to do.
To find out more go to VisitArdsandNorthDown.com

Venue: Portico Arts & Heritage Centre, Steel Dickson Avenue, Portaferry BT22 1LE
Date: Saturday 17 September 2022
Time: 7.30pm
Cost: £15 + 1.44 Fee

More information and booking: https://www.porticoards.com/whats-on/owen-oneill-whole-nine-yarns

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