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Trainspotting

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Verdant & Reality:Check Productions in association with MCD present
Trainspotting
Based on the novel by Irvine Welsh
Adapted by Harry Gibson | Directed by Tracy Ryan
For 1 week only at The Olympia Theatre
Tuesday 8th to Saturday 12th May 2018

**Tickets onsale NOW**

The generation defining novel & film – now live on stage! Don't miss Trainspotting at The Olympia Theatre from Tuesday 8th to Saturday 12th May 2018.

Tickets priced from €25.00 including booking fee & €1 restoration levy on sale NOW via Ticketmaster.ie, usual Ticketmaster outlets nationwide (list here) including The Olympia Theatre Box Office, and by calling Ticketmaster at The Olympia Phone Bookings on 0818 719 330.

The fees for this event include a €1.00 restoration levy. The restoration levy will allow The Olympia Theatre to invest in maintaining and enhancing the theatre to ensure that it continues to consistently deliver the highest quality experience for theatre goers, actors, performers & producers.

Under 14's must be accompanied by an adult, Over 18's ID required to gain access to the bars where alcohol is served. Please note, due to the nature of this show, parental discretion would be advised for younger patrons.

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Approximate times as follows:
Preview Tuesday 8th May: doors open 7pm, show starts 8pm
Wednesday 9th May: doors open 7pm, show starts 8pm
Thursday 10th May: doors open 7pm, show starts 8pm
Friday 11th May: doors open 8.30pm, show starts 9.30pm
Saturday 12th May: doors open 8.30pm, show starts 9.30pm

Please note, times subject to change as always and should be used as a guideline only.
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In a new major production of Harry Gibson’s adaptation of Trainspotting, Irvine Welsh’s controversial and raw depiction of a drug culture rife in Edinburgh in the 1980s, is an uncompromising work that still packs a punch today. Danny Boyle’s film adaptation and subsequent sequel T2, is testament to its continued relevance. Brought to life through a soundscape of 80s dance music, with a live DJ playing pre & post show, the edgy Scottish humour and uncompromising dialogue follows a group of friends as they struggle to survive the Edinburgh heroin scene.

Choose us. Choose life. Choose mortgage payments; choose washing machines; choose cars; choose sitting on a couch watching mind-numbing and spirit-crushing game shows…

Directed by Tracy Ryan & starring Shane O’Regan, Fionn Foley, Meg Healy & Lorcan Strain.

“Trainspotting is a singular sensation, a visionary knockout spiked with insight, wild invention and outrageous wit” - Rolling Stone

“The voice of punk, grown up, grown wiser and grown eloquent” - The Sunday Times

"Choose Life. Choose This Show" - The Daily Mail ★★★★

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