Fionn Foley
Award-winning writer, composer and performer.
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FIERCE NOTIONS

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A New MUSICAL Written & COMPOSEd by Fionn Foley.

An Ill-Advised Theatre Company Production. WINNER of ‘Judge’s Choice’ Award at Dublin Fringe Festival 2017. NOMINATED for ‘Best Ensemble’, ‘Spirit of Wit’ and ‘Fishamble New Writing’ Awards. First performed at Smock Alley Theatre from the 11th-17th of September 2017.

Photography: Futoshi Sakauchi & Ste Murray

The audiences are buoyed up by Foley’s impressively expansive music, a genre-hopping conspiracy of feel-good synths and cutting raps
— Exeunt Magazine
Consistently witty...[engages] the audience in an upbeat energy and matched with clever lyrics
— Meg.ie

The distant yet familiar state of Hibernia has been taken over by corrupt tyrant Austericus, plunging its citizens into an oppressive autocracy.
Two slaves, Ragnall and Milo, bear witness to a divine oracle and try to convince a local cod merchant to be the face of the revolution. But will he take the bait?
Together with a riotous troupe of actors, musicians and fish, emerging Irish musical hit-makers Ill-Advised present a spectacularly irreverent take on the absolute state of the place and the power of being a ‘character’.

Aisling O’Mara / Austericus

Eadaoin Barrett / Ensemble

Fionn Foley / Milo

Juliette Crosbie / Republycus

Kevin C. Olohan / Ragnall

Stephen O’Leary / Merchant

Tom Moran / Ensemble

Writer & Composer / Fionn Foley

Director / Sarah Bradley

Musical Director / Ryan Hargadon

Set Design / Ellen Kirk

Costume Design / Sorcha Ní Fhloinn

Lighting Design / Eoin Lennon

Associate Design / John Godfrey

Producer / Andy Carberry

Producer / Rachel Bergin

Production & Stage Manager / Sarah-Jane Williams

Sound Engineer / Gary Maguire