Come aboard!

Ahoy, matey...seamen have docked in Belfast! Captain Scarlett Muff, Dick von Dyke and trusty cabin boy Jim Lad invite you to come aboard The Mermaid's Fancy. Join Joan Jett Black and these daring sailors as they embark on a perilous quest, telling a breathless tale of kidnap and cruelty, of love and valour. Duelling on deck and singing songs of survival, the Pirates of Portrush will have you hoisting your hankies and drying away your salty spray...of laughter!

Hilary McCollum’s latest play, The Pirates of Portrush, is an hilarious spin on festive conventions, creating a Queertivity that will have audiences roaring with laughter and raging at inequality. Starring Gemma Hutton (Entertainer of the Year, GNI Awards 2016) as Dick von Dyke, alongside Rosie McClelland, Paula O’Reilly, Noel Andrew Harron, and Shannen McNeice, The Pirates of Portrush create a fairytale that is never too far from reality. 

Directed by Alyson Campbell, with design by Niall Rea and costume design by Roisin McNamee. 


Dates and Times

Thursday 1st December          7:30pm
Friday 2nd December              7:00pm
Saturday 3rd December         7:00pm

Thursday 8th December         7:30pm
Friday 9th December               7:00pm
Saturday 10th December       7:00pm

Thursday 15th December      7:30pm
Friday 16th December            7:00pm
Saturday 17th December      7:00pm

Tuesday 20th December        7:00pm
Wednesday 21st December  7:00pm
Thursday 22nd December     7:00pm
Friday 23rd December            7:00pm