‘Fiercely serious and bruisingly hilarious’New York Times
DES KEOGH, one of Ireland’s foremost actors and entertainers, will bring his with his hugely successful and award winning show THE LOVE HUNGRY-FARMER by JOHN B. KEANE to the Dolmen Theatre for the first time, for two weeks of performances, beginning on Monday 3rd October.
It tells the story of John Bosco McLane, a bachelor of ‘indeterminate’ age and according to his own assessment, ‘past his best’ and evidently still a virgin. McLane’s amorous adventures range from the hilarious to the pitiful.
‘Keogh is a wonder. A master-storyteller’ Associated Press
JOHN B. KEANE ranks among the great Irish writers. His plays include SIVE, THE FIELD and BIG MAGGIE. THE FIELD became an Oscar nominated film starring Richard Harris.
‘Des Keogh is superb. A consummate actor wedded to a skilled raconteur, the wine he offers is vintage’ Irish Times
The Love-Hungry Farmer has been one of the most successful and popular Irish shows of the last decade. It has toured Ireland extensively and has played two sell-out seasons at the Gaiety Theatre Dublin. It has had lengthy runs in New York and has played both the Edinburgh and Adelaide Festivals.
John B. Keane’s
Love Hungry Farmer
Performed by Des Keogh
Monday 26th February - Saturday 3rd March 2018 | 8pm