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Milo's Wake (2004)
by Margery and Michael Forde

Dates London: 9, 10, 11, 12, 16, 17, 18, 19 June 2004 @ 7.45pm.
Edinburgh: 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21 August 2004 @ 3pm Tickets: London: 9 (7 concs)
Edinburgh:5 (4 concs)
Venue: London: Barons Court Theatre, 28A Comeragh Road, Fulham, London W14 9RH (MAP), Edinburgh: Holyrood Tavern, Venue 84, 9A Holyrood Rd, Edinburgh EH8 8AE (MAP)


Milo O'Connor - Andy Hamilton
Maura O'Connor - Frances Bodiam
Ned O'Connor - Charles Sanford
Brooke - Lisa Davis

The Wren Band - Suzanne McClelland, Daniel Clarke


Directed & Produced by:
Jane Hammond, Sarah Cottam

Creative Designer: Harriet Russell

Stage Manager: Rachel Goldsmith

Lighting: Sally McElhayer

Makeup: Stefano Fabbi

Publicity: Michael Hubbard

Music Advisor: Suzanne McClelland

With thans to: Andrew & Fiona Forrest, Dominque Olivier, Pete Picton, Ed without the Dreds & Chewbacca.


After a sell-out run at London's Barons Court Theatre in 2003, Milo's Wake returns for a two-week run in London with a revised cast before heading to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival!

Milo O'Connor is alarmed. Although his doctor has declared that his chest is clear, Milo is convinced he can see Nostradamus in his X-Ray. This means only one thing - he's got one foot in the grave and the other on the brink.

For Milo, one of the sadnesses of life is that people only say good things about a man after he's died.

Determined that this won't happen to him, he decides to hold his own wake ahead of time, complete with songs, poetry and live music, to give family and friends the opportunity to raise a jar and sing his praises.

But the family and friends have other ideas...

Milo's Wake is a contemporary Australian/Irish comedy set to have audiences singing, dancing and drinking stout in the aisles. A fantastically funny, honest and moving piece craic full of marvellous music, sparkling repartee and moving performances from an outstanding cast!

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