Prickly – An energetic, magical, dark comedy – “think Motherland, meets Black Books, meets Fleabag.”
Dublin’s best Debt Collector, Shauna, is struggling to control the challenging thoughts in her head. Usually, speaking to her Cacti is enough to keep her worries at bay. But now her best (and only) friend has had a baby – Shauna’s mind is in overdrive.
When she finds an unexpected companion during a routine debt collection, she is forced to tap into her own softer side, and consider changing how she manages the thinking in her head once and for all…
But in the cut-throat world of Debt Collecting, can she care for this creature and still come out on top?
Prickly is the debut play of actor and writer Caoimhe O’Malley. Produced by The Mill Theatre, in association with Backstage Theatre and Droichead Arts Centre.
Starring Caoimhe O’Malley and Genevieve Hulme Beaman and directed by Maisie Lee. Prickly is a magical, fantastical, dark comedy about the care we give to ourselves and others.
Running time: 80mins
Contains strong language age 16+
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