Myra's Story

Theatre (drama)

  • Assembly George Square - Gordon Aikman Theatre
  • 13:00
  • Aug 18-23, 25-29
  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Suitability: 14+ (Restriction)
  • Country: United Kingdom - Northern Ireland
  • Group: Brian Foster
  • Warnings and additional info: Age Category: 14 and above (14+). Strong language/swearing
  • Accessibility:
    Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
    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 18 months
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'Five stars are not enough to do it justice!' ***** (Daily Mail). 'Will wring laughter and tears from even the stoniest of hearts.' ***** ( Living rough on the streets of Dublin, middle-aged Myra McLaughlin is a foul-mouthed, feisty, street drinker. She is also immensely funny and self-deprecating. Playing a whole range of characters, she gives a hilarious, moving and ultimately heart-breaking re-enactment of her fall from grace from fresh-faced teen bride, to her pitiful condition of today. 'Myra's Story should be the talk of the Fringe' ***** (

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General venue access

  • Wheelchair Accessible Toilets
  • Accessible entry: Cobbled area around the George Square Theatre. If not taking the lift there are about 35 steps into the venue.
  • Wheelchair access type: Building Lift

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

Each venue can contain several space with different accessibly information. Visit the venue page for full venue accessibility info

How and when to make an access booking

Our access tickets service is available to anyone who:

  • Would like to book specific accessibility services, e.g. a hearing loop, audio description headsets, captioning units, seating in relation to the location of the BSL interpreter
  • Requires extra assistance when at a venue
  • Has specific seating requirements
  • Is a wheelchair user
  • Requires a complimentary personal assistant ticket to attend a performance

Kathleen Noonan about 23 hours ago

What a powerful show. Best I've seen at any Fringe.
This excellently delivered story takes you on a roller coaster iof emotions. We left in tears and so glad to have finally managed to see it.

Sharon Alexander about 23 hours ago

Don’t miss this show! Can’t top anything that has already been said. But I found her ability to switch voices between characters impressive. This emotional production will leave you processing for a bit. Do yourself a favor and don’t schedule something too quickly following this show.

Cappy Benton 1 day ago

5 STARS - A heartfelt performance that humanizes a homeless woman’s daily battle with alcohol abuse and extreme poverty.

Tracy Dobbie 1 day ago

Outstanding *****

Sandrine Contier-Lawrie 1 day ago

Myra’s Story … Won’t forget this extraordinary performance. Moving, heartbreaking, funny at times, sad , beautiful. A masterpiece

Karen Smith 4 days ago

Brilliant show, very emotional and forces us to look at our own lives and the circumstances of others and perhaps not to be so ready to judge

george cobb 8 days ago

This was the most emotional rollercoaster of a show. Laughter and tears all the way . Huge congratulations on todays performance 9th Aug. Please get your tickets if you can !

Maria Skolozynska 8 days ago

An incredible play - come to diversify your show schedule and to check your privilege.

yvonne neilson 9 days ago

What a truly wonderful experience. Emotionally charged, roaring with laughter to tears streaming down my face. Beautifully acted and engaging from the start. Please do not miss this, get it in your diary.

Kathryn McCulloch 10 days ago

Fab,Fab,Fab. Spellbinding from the start. For one actress to hold the attention of the audience for so long is testament to just how talented she is and to the superb script. Don’t hesitate, just go. Worth every single penny. You will laugh and cry, but more importantly you will never rush past anyone sleeping rough on the streets again. 5 stars +++++

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