6 June 2017 - 17 June 2017
For the first time a Maeve Binchy novel is brought to life on stage
Breda Cashe Productions presents
The World Premiere production of
Maeve Binchy’s
Minding Frankie
Adapted for the stage by Shay Linehan
Directed by Peter Sheridan
at the Gaiety Theatre
From 6 – 17 June 2017
For two weeks only
Minding Frankie is a family love story by one of Ireland’s most popular writers. Full of Maeve Binchy’s trademark wisdom, warmth, and humour, the hugely popular novel has now been adapted for the stage. Directed by Peter Sheridan and starring Steve Blount and Clare Barrett, Minding Frankie will run at the Gaiety Theatre from 6-17 June for two weeks only. Tickets from €25 are on sale now.
Noel is struggling to be the best mother he can.
Noel Lynch is struggling with an alcohol addiction, when he gets a call from Stella, a girlfriend with whom he shared a drunken weekend. Stella is having Noel’s child; she is also dying from cancer. Noel must raise their daughter, Frankie. Social worker, Moira Tierney, has other ideas, and is prepared to do battle for custody of the child. In order to prevail, Noel must prove that he can fill a woman’s shoes, break all the stereotypes, and become the best mother than he can be. Along the way, he discovers that it takes a village to rear a child, or at least a street.
"Imaginative...Huge charm....A winning duo"Sunday Independent
"Barrett and Blount...competing for the best comic timing in the business" The Sunday Times
"Outstanding character actors...deliver the goods to perfection" Michael Moffatt, Irish Mail on Sunday
"Wonderful...Charming...Perfect for Binchy fans"Alan Foran, Red Curtain review
Maeve Binchy is one of those rare writers -  like Dickens, Wilde, Shaw, Behan -  whose work springs from their larger-than-life personalities. More so than other writers, their unique voices are captured in their work. This production of Minding Frankie once again makes Maeve's voice available to all those who love her, and to those who will come to love her.
 Minding Frankie
Dates: From 6 – 17 June 2017
Performance time: 7.30pm 
Saturday Matinee 10 June: 2:30pm 
Tickets: from €25 - €37 (including booking fee and €1 restoration levy)
Running time
Act 1: 47min
Interval: 20min
Act 2 30min
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