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Red roses and petrol


On 6 October 2015, Martin Campion hosted the playreading of  “Red roses and petrol” by Joseph O’Connor,  a dark comedy:

This is Joseph O’Connor’s first stage play. In her home in Dublin, Moya Doyle is preparing for the funeral mass of her husband, Enda. From England and America her children are returning for the sombre occasion. But as the ghosts of the Doyle's past begin to materialise, the consequences are both profoundly disturbing and memorably comic.... Red Roses and Petrol won the In Dublin Magazine Award for best new play. It has been performed in Dublin, London and New York and has been filmed starring Malcolm McDowell.

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