FRI 07 & SAT 08 JULY / 7PM



Test Copy is a new play by Tipperary native Roseanna Purcell. The play follows Louise Fennessy, a Transition year student in St. Catherine’s Convent Secondary School which hosts over 700 female students in total. Through Louise, we experience the school's explosive environment, where a culture of organised fights provides the on-site entertainment and the roughest of reputations instills respect. Roseanna is from Littleton, Thurles, Co. Tipperary and is a graduate of The Gaiety School of Acting’s full time actor training programme, where she received the Gaiety Theatre Bursary award. Roseanna graduated from UCC with a degree in Drama and Theatre Studies + English, during which time she won Best Supporting Actress at The Irish Student Drama Awards for her role in Marina Carr’s On Raftery’s Hill. This is her first full length play.

written & performed by roseanna purcell directed by pat kiernan produced by nenagh arts centre with support from tipperary arts office

Rebecca Roche