In 1978 I give birth to my daughter in a mother and baby home in Cork. Six months earlier when I arrive in Bessboro I’ve been given a house name, not my own but a name to use for the duration. I leave Bessboro with my daughter. On her eighteenth birthday I wonder if any of my friends’ children will go searching for them. Four years later I begin writing the story of a mother and re-found daughter travelling to the home where the daughter has been born whilst the mother tells
We are looking for female actors, playing age 18-25, for a new production of ‘Hostel’ by Fionnuala Kennedy. Please email CVs to firstname.lastname@example.org with ‘Actor CV Hostel’ as the subject. Actors must be available from 29th May – 17th June. Actors will be paid Equity rates. Actors must be reside in Northern Ireland.
Cara Kelly has worked in theatre for over thirty years mostly as an actor but latterly as a director, with such notable directors as Max Stafford Cark, Sam Mendes, John Tiffany and Garry Hynes. For the past six years Cara Kelly has worked as a director at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland and at the Tron Theatre in Glasgow. Additionally she has developed and directed outreach projects with participants living with addiction. In London she worked with the Royal Shakespeare