Minding Frankie at the Viking Theatre
Minding Frankie is a family love story, full of Maeve Binchy’s trademark wisdom, warmth, and humour. Adapted for the stage by Shay Linehan and directed by Peter Sheridan, Minding Frankie follows the story of Noel Lynch who is struggling with an alcohol addiction when he gets a call from Stella, a girlfriend with whom he shared a drunken weekend. Stella is having Noel’s child but is also dying from cancer. Noel is let to raise their daughter, Frankie. Social worker, Moira Tierney, has other ideas and is prepared to do battle for custody of the child. In order to prevail, Noel must prove that he can fill a woman’s shoes, break all the stereotypes, and become the best mother than he can be.
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