‘Excellent … Colm and Brenda Meaney shine.’ – The Irish Times

‘two crowning performances’ – ★★★★ The Arts Review

‘inspired… an ideal cast’ – Irish Independent

‘gripping’ – ★★★★ The Stage

Fresh from a sold-out run at Galway International Arts Festival, Colm Meaney and Brenda Meaney star in a major new revival of Enda Walsh’s savagely funny play, Bedbound. On stage in 3Olympia Theatre for 6 performances only from 8 to 12 August, 2023.

By Enda Walsh
Directed by Marc Atkinson Borrull

Colm Meaney – whose recent stage performances include Cat on a Hot Tin Roof in the West End and The Iceman Cometh on Broadway – returns to the Irish stage for the first time in over 40 years, to play the once-flamboyant furniture salesman.  Brenda Meaney plays his daughter, confined to a small bed.

I give in ta the words. I let go. Go.

Father and Daughter are bound, inextricably, to each other.  And the walls are closing in.

He talks frantically about his extraordinary past in furniture sales; she talks no less compulsively about anything at all, to fill the terrible silence in her head.

What would happen if the torrent of words … just stopped?

Directed by Marc Atkinson Borrull, the stellar creative team also includes Jamie Vartan (set and costume), Sinéad McKenna (lighting) and Sinéad Diskin (sound).


Tue - Sat 08 - 12 Aug 2023


3Olympia Theatre
3Olympia Theatre, 3Olympia Theatre, Dame Street, Temple Bar, Dublin 2, Ireland

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