Lies We Tell

Wednesday 13th March 2024
Location: Watergate Theatre, Parliament Street, Kilkenny. R95 D320
Based on the novel Uncle Silas by Sheridan Le Fanu, this Gothic thriller set in 19th
Century sees teenage Maud grieving the death of her father who has left her everything in his vast estate.

As a minor, Maud must live under the guardianship of her Uncle Silas, the family black sheep, until she comes of age.
Uncle Silas brings with him his son Edward, who sets his sights on Maud; his daughter Emily, who wants to be her best friend; and Emily’s mysterious and scheming French Governess. Things turn sinister and Maud becomes a prisoner in her own home, as Silas conspires to force her into marriage with his son, in a move to seize her fortune.
Director: Declan Recks
Cast: Kelly Gough, Lorcan Cranitch, Kate Nic Chonaonaigh, Kate Finegan, Rachael Feeney, Cillian O’Gairbhi

96 minutes
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