Not a Funny Word by Tara Flynn
31st January 2018


Not a Funny Word is going on tour.

In Ireland, we say “go to England” when we talk about that thing we are not supposed to talk about. With the referendum to Repeal the Eighth Amendment on the horizon, a national conversation about reproductive rights has begun. And we’re joining it.

In a deeply personal and bravely funny testimony, actor, comedian and activist Tara Flynn shares her account of having to travel out of Ireland for an abortion. With searing honesty, Not a Funny Word examines the status quo through one woman’s own journey. With songs.

The work-in-progress of Not A Funny Word played to sell-out crowds on the Peacock stage at the Abbey Theatre last year, and we are thrilled to bring it on tour ahead of the referendum this May. 

The Complex, Dublin // 6-8 March, 10 March
The Everyman, Cork // 26 April
Mick Lally Theatre, Galway // 19 May
Working Men’s Club, Dublin // 23 May

Want to bring Not a Funny Word to your venue? Get in touch!
Contact for touring booking and enquiries.

Written & Performed by Tara Flynn
Directed by Phillip McMahon
Composed by Alma Kelliher
Movement by Philip Connaughton

Presented by THISISPOPBABY & The Abbey Theatre