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Love and laughter take to the stage in Limavady

Love and laughter take to the stage in Limavady

Mon, February 13, 2017

One of Northern Ireland’s best-loved plays will be performed at the Roe Valley Arts & Cultural Centre in Limavady on Thursday 2nd March at 8pm. 

‘Ardnaglass on the Air’, written by the award-winning County Antrim playwright, Jimmy Kerr is an hilarious slapstick comedy.

The play focuses on rural community radio broadcasts set in the fictional town of Ardnaglass in Northern Ireland and includes the themes of love, loneliness and the peculiarities of rural country life. 

Life on the air can be tough but things might be about to change for presenters Hugh Francis O’Connell and Margaret Mary Rose as a high powered BBC executive is due to visit. Could this be their chance to be discovered and make it on to the national radio network? Never mind that Hugh’s passionate unrequited love for his co-presenter might be about to go public!  It’s a big day for the ‘Ardnaglass on the Air’ radio show, what could possibly go wrong?

The production, directed by c21 Theatre Company’s co-founder, Stephen Kelly, with Tom Finlay producing, stars real life couple, actors Marty Maguire and Jo Donnelly as the befuddled radio presenters, which adds a brilliant dynamic to the play.

Cheerful, surprising and poignant, ‘Ardnaglass on the Air’ was first presented in 2010 as part of the annual 1st Irish Festival held in New York. The show contains colourful language and has a recommended audience age of over 16 years.

For further information or to book tickets, contact the Arts Centre Box Office on 028 777 60650 or visit