The Dutiful Wife – putting the ‘I’ into ‘We’ while turning a political spouse into a smiling doormat #cqaf15

The Dutiful Wife is a short but explosive piece of contemporary dance theatre by Off The Rails that examines whether a political spouse can hold it together in public while anxiety and unease grows inside? Can a politician’s wife rationalise her husband’s political rhetoric about integrity, loyalty and trust with reports of his unzipped trousers? While NI politicians aren’t always the most charismatic, there’s still a familiar feel to the glad-handing and cheap platitudes handed out by the dancers as …

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Everyone is dancing on that grave

When Vincent Keaney first published his monologue and dance on Charlie Haughey’s grave it was widely condemned. Watch it again from 5:19 to see how right he got it: Crooks we are now paying for…filth in limousines….even the man’s grave flowers are withered. Though the remix suits the new Ireland better and perhaps indicates where many in Fianna Fail will find their eventual place in Irish history: Blank