| Live Event
| Drama, Featured

On Our Way To Lisbon

Friday October 4, 2024
Pat Abernethy and Dave Marsden star in On Our Way to Lisbon
Show Date & Time:
Friday October 4, 8:00pm
Ticket Price:

€20/€15 (inclusive of booking fee)

Running Time:

65 minutes, no interval

Special Info:
Suitable ages 10+

Glasgow Celtic’s 1967 European Cup win is one of the great sporting legends of all time.

This amazing feat has been turned into a spectacular two-man play called On Our Way to Lisbon by Patrick Prior, and produced by the theatre company Isosceles.

Two fans recreate the epic campaign that saw Jock Stein’s young team sweep aside the best that Europe had to offer. The two actors, Pat Abernethy and Dave Marsden, play everything – players, crowds, commentators, and managers, in a masterpiece of story-telling, including some hilarious slow-motion sequences.

The glory of the famous victory is set against the drab reality of their Glasgow existence…was Celtic’s victory the best moment of their lives?

Over the last few years, the play has thrilled audiences in Scotland, Ireland, England and Las Vegas, gathering rave reviews, awards and standing ovations.

The show has obvious appeal for football fans, but for those with little interest in the game, it stands as a stunning piece of theatre for all.
After a performance in Dublin, the two actors were approached by a member of the audience who said ‘’I’ve never been to a play before, but that was the best night of my life’.

Theatre of dreams indeed.

Actors Dave Marsden and Pat Abernethy with 1967 Celtic captain Billy McNeill
Actors Dave Marsden and Pat Abernethy with 1967 Celtic captain Billy McNeill

“A sublime mix of physical theatre and hilarious impersonations…. The two actors never let up the pace until the explosion of that final whistle… excellent writing, expertly performed” THE STAGE

“Great energy, humour and bonhomie… enjoy the memories” THE SCOTSMAN

“Brilliant… superbly written and impeccably performed” SUNDAY BUSINESS POST

“This is a two-man play with a cast of thousands… theatre at its best… hilarious slow-motion scenes… high octane stuff, marvellously executed. I felt the entirely enthusiastic audience could happily have stayed for more” MAIL ON SUNDAY

“An incredible journey… the play makes you feel as though you were there… this is a must-see performance” JAKE THE RAKE

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