Irish Film: Horror short An Bean Sidhe to premiere at Theatre Royal Waterford

An Bean Sidhe, a horror short from New Aims Productions will have its Irish “Cast and Crew” premiere at the Theatre Royal Waterford on Thursday 6th November in aid of the Solas Centre, Waterford. A limited number of tickets for the screening are currently on sale through Royal Theatre’s website and are selling fast.

Written by Eoin O’Sullivan, who received the Golden Blaster Award for Best Screenplay at Octocon 2013, the Irish Science Fiction awards, tells the story of Christian McCarthy, a young Irish man who lives in the rural village of Derryflynn. Christian keeps himself entertained by playing pranks, usually at everyone else’s expense but his latest scheme takes a nasty turn when a Banshee takes exception to it.

Set against the stunning scenery of Kilmacow, Kilkenny, the film stars Waterford natives Nick Hurt and Becky Phelan with Marian Rose playing the titular character and featuring Damien Tiernan, RTÉ Southeast correspondent. An Bean Sidhe is directed by award winning director, Paul Lynch.

Tickets are priced at €20 which includes entry into the afterparty at The Reg. All proceeds going to the Solas Centre, Waterford and there will be a Q&A with writer, producer and director after the film.

For more information find An Bean Sidhe on Facebook or Twitter, or visit the Theatre Royal website.