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A Holy Show by Janet Moran

a very Irish Hijack!...

A Holy Show by Janet Moran

Adapted from the hit stage-comedy by Janet Moran, A Holy Show is based on the true story of the hijacking of an Aer Lingus plane in 1981, by an ex-Trappist monk, with a bottle of water as his weapon, the Pope as his nemesis, and a burning desire to know the Third Secret of Fatima. 

Cast and Production Credits

Caitríona Ennis (Kit, Mary, Clare & Jacinta)

Patrick Moy (Lawrence Downey, Jonathan, Cathal & other roles)

Janet Moran (Bun and other roles)

Hilda Fay (the air hostess, Belinda and other roles)

Georgina Miller, (the air hostess, Trish, Mairéad and Lucia)

Louis Lovett (the pilot, Harry and the singing soldier Pierre)

Benjamin Juliàn Moran (the little boy)

Sound Design: Ivan Birthistle

Sound Supervision: Damian Chennells & Ciarán Dunne

Producer: Kevin Brew

Series Producer: Kevin Reynolds

Group Head of Drama & Comedy: Shane Murphy

The stage version of A Holy Show will tour again beginning January 2020

For details go to

Image by Ste Murray

1st TX Sun 13th Oct 2019