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Unholy Ghosts

Wednesday 27 August 2014 to Saturday 20 September 2014


"We"l all blame ourselves. Except for mum. She blames you too."

A successful man of the threatre (James Lugton) finds a front row seat in a strange new tragicomedy: the undignified death of his parents. There" not much time left for either his ailing mother the actress, still prone to melodramatics, or his father the salesman, still flogging his side of the story. But there" just enough time to open old wounds and have a jolly good go at new ones.

At once personal and universal, Unholy Ghosts invites us to reflect on the narrative turning point that visits all our life stories. It" irreverent, life-affirming take on loss with all the inherent funniness of a good funeral.

A family portrait painted in warm, uplifting colours, Unholy Ghosts won Campion Decent the 2012 Rodney Seaborn Playwright" Award and is directed by Kim Hardwick.

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