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The Hero Light

March 17, 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

£4.50 – £9.00
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The extraordinary tales of the Ulster Cycle – the ‘Irish Iliad’.

The Hero Light PosterThe legend of the hero Cú Chulainn, the Hound of Ulster, who, when his battle rage was upon him, was undefeatable. A mythic weaving together of stories of loyalty, love and betrayal that are still startlingly relevant today.

In Ulster and in Connaught live two best friends: Ireland’s most fearless and most feared young warriors. But Ulster and Connaught don’t like each other at all. Huge forces are working to bring the two friends’ worlds crashing against each other…

Dominic Kelly balances irreverent humour & beautiful imagery with a powerful rendition of a deeply affecting tale. In The Hero Light he brings an ancient epic to fizzing contemporary life.

Dominic’s dynamic, compelling storytelling style has captivated theatre and festival audiences in fifteen countries on three continents. UK venues include the Barbican, National Theatre and British Museum. He directs storytelling & music performances for Norway’s national folk arts stage, and teaches storytelling at the Royal College of Music in Sweden.

“With great style, using the vernacular of today… he blended stories into a gripping, satisfying whole… creating a living, breathing landscape before our very eyes… a rare event.”
The Cornishman

Created and Performed by Dominic Kelly
Directed by Michael Harvey


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March 17, 2021
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
£4.50 – £9.00


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Dominic Kelly
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Described by BBC Radio as ‘a master storyteller’, Dominic Kelly’s warm, witty, precise & powerful storytelling style has captivated audiences around the world. UK venues including the Barbican, National Theatre, British Museum, and The Times Cheltenham Literature Festival. He has directed storytelling & music shows for Norway’s national stage Riksscenen, and is a member of Fabula Storytelling company in Sweden