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For some people, a pilgrimage to Lourdes is an opportunity for prayer, contemplation and quiet self-reflection. But for Connor Fisher, a young, wheelchair-using scally, it's just a chance to get his leg over! After lying his way onto the trip in order to pursue Rose, a woman he meets in the queue for a disability benefit reassessment, he proceeds to lead his fellow pilgrims astray. There's Bernie who has recently become disabled and is searching for that ever-elusive miracle; and then there's Callum who speaks with a voice synthesiser and always has a witty put-down up his sleeve. But thanks to Connor's influence, before long they end up doing pretty much everything Catholics hate!

This is a rehearsed reading of a brand new first play by local writer and comedian Laurence Clark. It has been commissioned by Unlimited and produced by Liverpool's Royal Court Theatre in partnership with DaDaFest.

Recent praise for Laurence Clark's writing:

"jam-packed with laughs and a delight to watch" One4review

"you'll be clapping, singing, laughing, cheering" Fest

"Clark's humour is warm & mischievous & although, at times, close to the bone... made me laugh and smile from beginning to end." Broadway Baby

Performance Information

If you are bringing a large group, every tenth ticket is free. This ticket will be automatically added to your basket on purchase. Meals and building levy must still be paid on your free ticket.

NO BOOKING FEES ON THIS SHOW

Please note - the bar will close 15 minutes before the advertised start time.

1 from every ticket bought will be donated to The Royal Court Liverpool Trust. For more details go to www.royalcourttrust.org

Please contact Box Office to book if you are a wheelchair user.

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