The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #103215 Message #3481346
Posted By: GUEST,Doris Daly
19-Feb-13 - 06:06 AM
Thread Name: Sugawn Folk Kitchen
Subject: RE: Sugawn Folk Kitchen
The Folk/Music part of the Pub worked in conjunction with TheTheatre, which was The First Fringe Pub Theatre in London and it was conducted with manners by professionals and thespians and never ever was there fisti-cuffs offered or given. Drunks were not admitted to the Theatre,
nor were they served in the Bar having arrived the worse for wear there.
The Manager, the late lamented Jerry O'Neill, playwright and novelist, kept order with his charismatic personality and benevelence. It was an Oasis of Irish Culture at its best. It has not to date been surpassed nor replaced. Alas! His novels OPEN CUT and DUFFY IS DEAD are master pieces of observation of the Irish building workers of that time.
A History of The Sugawn Theatre is being compiled and if anyone wishes to add to it please contact me ASAP. I guarantee you will be included.
And our March commemoration has been changed to October as there will be too many Irish events in March. We hope then the book will be launched.
Doris M Daly.