Friends of Rio Rita’s by Colm Clifford // October 19th in Lewisham

Friends of Rio Ritas _

You may remember that last year, we had quite a successful reading of Colm Clifford’s (Colm Ó Clubhán) play ‘Friends of Rio Rita’s‘.

We’re delighted to tell you that you will have another opportunity to join us for a staged reading of Colm’s play with actors Martin Galligan and William Forde and will be directed by Stephen Gee.
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Photos // Friends of Rio Rita by Colm Clifford

There was a fantastic turnout for the reading of Colm Clifford’s ‘Friends of Rio Rita’.

Special thanks to all the gang at Lewisham Irish Centre for allowing us to host the event in Lewisham and also for making us feel so welcome, much appreciated. Thanks must also go to the tireless Stephe Melloy from Lewisham LGBT Forum for helping us organise the event.

The event was the brainchild of our secretary, John Lloyd and we must thank the executors of Colm’s estate for allowing us to use his work and also for attending the event.

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Event: Friends of Rio Rita by Colm Clifford

Friends of Rio Rita

London Irish LGBT Network are holding a reading of the play, “Rio Rita” at the Lewisham Irish Centre on Saturday 15th Sept at 4pm followed by a social.

Friends of Rio Rita was written by Colm Clifford aka Colm O’Clubhan Colm died in 1989 from AIDS.

Before his death, Colm was awarded the Hennessy Prize for writing.

Thanks to Lewisham Irish Centre for the use of the venue and Lewisham LGBT Forum for their co-operation. Entry is free.

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