When Bobby was 10, his Ma moved 6 men with schizophrenia into the family home to look after. Like things weren’t mad enough already. Confronted with memories of his childhood after his Da dies, Bobby’s past begins to collide with the present.
It’s raining outside and he’s stuck indoors; Ma’s restocking the industrial-sized pill cabinet, Da’s in the pub, Martin’s doing laps of the garden, Marv is missing and Mump can see a gorilla in the hall.
Madhouse is based on the true life story of comedian PJ Gallagher.
Written by Una McKevitt & PJ Gallagher
Story by Una McKevitt
Starring Katherine Lynch & Shane O’Reilly
“Madhouse is crazy good.It’s a pacy, brilliantly written production full of PJ’s trademark humour – honest and observational without ever being cruel.” www.dublinlive.ie
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“Comic coming of age story. Irish Times ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐
It’s a joyously kind, touching piece and very funny. Sunday Independent
“A fusion of penetrating insights and standup – the spirited yet loving mother, son portrayal works exceptionally well.” The Sunday Times
“Madhouse transitions and balances the funny with the dark excellently well. Strong performances easily captivate the audience throughout. Meg.ie