Frank Carson – A Rebel Without a Pause

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Dan Gordon celebrates the man, the myth and the mouth that was Frank Carson.

Happenstance Theatre Company

Funnyman Frank Carson blazed a comedy trail for 50 years. His quick-fire gags and infectious laugh delighted audiences in variety shows in clubs and on telly. His catchphrase -‘It’s the way I tell ’em! His mantra -‘That’s a cracker!’ But, there’s more. From his Belfast boyhood where life was so tough even the arms on the chairs had tattoos, through his adventures in the army where he couldn’t be seen in camouflage training. He entertained Royalty and delighted Pope John Paul II.

Written and performed by Dan Gordon. Directed by Ian McElhinney.

Earagail Arts Festival 4 to 23 July 2017. Three weeks of music, theatre, visual arts, film, literature, circus & carnival on Ireland’s North West Atlantic seaboard.

This event is part of the Earagail Arts Festival – 4 to 23 July 2017. Three weeks of music, theatre, visual arts, film, literature, circus & carnival on Ireland’s North West Atlantic seaboard.

  • Category: Comedy / Drama / Highlights
  • Date: Saturday 22 July 2017
  • Time: 8pm
  • Tickets: €15/€12

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