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One Sandwich Short of a Genius returns for another NI stint

onesandwichFresh from the success of four sold out nights at The MAC, Big Telly Theatre Company’s tour continues with One Sandwich Short of a Genius.

One Sandwich Short of a Genius is back and better than ever. If you’ve seen it before you haven’t seen the half of it. If you think your family is slightly dysfunctional come and meet ours.

Mum is so determined to keep up appearances that when Dad leaves her ‘to find himself’, she hires an actor to replace him. It’s a perfect solution to an embarrassing situation, as long as she uses her imagination to find the extra cash. Mum’s the word. Luckily, the daughter’s far too busy planning the happiest day of her life to notice, but the son smells so many rats he’s a loose cannon who must be kept behind closed doors. Will keeping the cat in the bag and the skeletons in the cupboard whilst avoiding the elephant in the room tip them all over the edge? Or is it the best move she’s ever made…

It is an absurdist comedy about a family where denial is an extreme sport, reality a distant planet and even the furniture has episodes.  Think Spike Milligan meets the Royle family, meets Ionesco in this hilariously funny, sometimes dark show.


Theatre Royal, Waterford

Wed 25 March at 8pm

Box Office: +353 (0)51 874 402

The Garage Theatre, Monaghan

Thurs 26 March at 8pm

Box Office: +353 (0)47 39777

Smock Alley Theatre, Dublin

Fri 27 & Sat 28 March at 7.30pm

Box Office: +353 (0)1 6770014

The Alley Theatre, Strabane

Sun 29 March at 8pm

Box Office: 028 7138 4444

Riverside Theatre, Coleraine

Wed 1 April at 8pm

Box Office: 02870 123 123

Sean Hollywood Arts Centre, Newry

Thurs 2 April at 8pm

Box Office: 028 3031 3180

The Market Place Theatre, Armagh

Sat 4 April at 8pm

Box Office: 028 3752 1821

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