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Tom Moran Linenhall 2

A Tom Moran and Abbey Theatre co-production

Tom Moran is a Big Fat Filthy Disgusting Liar

Thursday, 30 May 2024


Have you ever told a lie? How bad was it? And how far would you go to keep it a secret?

Following its run at the Abbey Theatre, the award-winning, critically acclaimed ‘Tom Moran is a Big Fat Filthy Disgusting Liar’ comes to the Linenhall Arts Centre.
Directed by Davey Kelleher, this uplifting one-man show tackles secrets, shame and mental health with joy, humour and compassion.

With sell-out runs at Dublin Fringe and Edinburgh Fringe festivals, the show has delighted audiences and critics alike. Brimming with compassion and humour, Tom has secrets to share and a future to fix. A self-proclaimed people-pleaser and an expert in empathy, Tom really struggles with the truth. Join him for this hilarious but completely true solo show where he begs the question:“If I never lied again and was just myself, would any of my loved ones still love me?”

Tom Moran pushes the boundaries of comedy, exploring masculinity, how childhood makes us into the adults we become and looks inward to his own relationships – with himself and with family. Audiences leave quite literally booking therapy, laughing and crying, feeling way less alone; and sometimes, they even come back with their parents.

One of Ireland’s brightest emerging talents, Tom Moran is an actor, writer and comedian who was recently listed as one of Ireland’s Rising Stars in the Hot Press magazine. He has recently wrapped filming for a new romantic comedy film, and has multiple onstage appearances, and is currently developing his debut book as well as a number of screen and stage projects.

Production Credits:
Writer and Performer: Tom Moran
Director and Dramaturg: Davey Kelleher
Lighting Designer: Colin Doran
Sound Designer: Aoife Kavanagh
Creative Producer: Lisa Nally
Image credit: Ste Murray.

"Smartly written, wryly witty and profoundly piercing"
The Scotsman
"The most searingly honest and moving show of the year"
The Arts Review
"Remarkable... Extremely polished piece of writing and acting"
The Stage
"Superlative... A masterclass"
Irish Independent