Alison Spittle: Mother of God

Comedy (stand-up)

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  • Accessibility:
    Sight not needed
    May not apply to all performances. You'll find more information about accessibile performances and how to book tickets in the accessibility tab below.
  • Babes in arms policy: Babies do not require a ticket
  • Policy applies to: Children under 2 years

Description

It's 2001, the world has changed irreparably and somewhere in the middle of Ireland, a girl fights for the meaty role of Mary of Nazareth in the school nativity. This is a show about righting a wrong and looking like you want it enough. Light a candle for a ticket. Star of RTÉ's Nowhere Fast. As heard on The Guilty Feminist and Radio 4's GrownUpLand. 'Whether character or citizen, Spittle comes across as a kind of genius' **** (Irish Times). 'A master class in stand up comedy' (Meg.ie). Irish Tatler Comedian of the Year.

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General venue access

  • Sight not needed
  • Accessible entry: Please be aware this venue can only be accessed by stairs. Once inside there is lift access to Basement level and then 12 steps up to venue.
  • Wheelchair access type: Not fully wheelchair accessible

  • Stairs: 11- 20
    Number of stairs is provided as guidance and is not in addition to any wheelchair access type (lift/ramp etc) stated above.

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  • Is a wheelchair user
  • Requires a complimentary personal assistant ticket to attend a performance

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One4Review (4/5 stars) 33 days ago

The audience is greeted with a large naive Cornflake and wool encrusted cardboard shield emblazoned with the cross. It sets the mood nicely for Alison’s tale of her early ambitions for primary school’s greatest female role; Mary. Her set moves … Read More...

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The Wee Review (3/5 stars) 37 days ago

Alison Spittle enters the stage to the strains of ‘Proud Mary’ and takes her place in front of a piece of homemade art featuring cardboard, cornflakes and wool which must be seen in person to be fully appreciated. This last-minute addition was prompted by a bit of Fringe-related delirium and...

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Chortle (3/5 stars) 39 days ago

A decorative piece of craft hangs behind the stage, created by the comedian’s own hands from cardboard, paint and cornflakes. It perfectly sets the scene for the charming, low-key Alison Spittle. ...

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Fest (3/5 stars) 43 days ago

Alison Spittle wasn’t cast as Mary in the school nativity play, and this show recounts her lifelong battle to overcome this rejection. The self-described ‘little feminist’ critiques the lack of female roles in the tale of Jesus’s birth, and she outlines how she’s gone out of her way ever since...

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