Competition Time @ Nottingham Playhouse


Written by the Quentin Tarantino of the stage, A Skull in Connemara opens in May 2015 at Nottingham Playhouse. You lucky readers are in with the chance of winning two free tickets for the Student Night (Tuesday 2nd June), including the performance as well as full VIP treatment with a specially crafted cocktail each!

skullWritten by Oscar winner Martin McDonagh, the writer of In Bruges and Pillowman,A Skull in Connemara follows the story of Mick Dowd, a grave digger whose wife died seven years ago. An accident it was, so they said. But now the local cemetery’s full; it’s time for a clear-out, and as the spades dig down into the earth of Connemara, might it be more than just bones they find? Might the secrets of seven years ago be exhumed as well?

This totally Irish pitch black comedy is the perfect way to celebrate the end of exams!

So, here’s how you get your hands on free tickets – simply answer this question:

What is the Irish word for ‘skull’?

Email your answer and contact details to, with the subject ‘A Skull in Connemara Student Competition’. The winner will be notified on Thursday 21st May.

Tickets are available to book now for the Student Night on Tuesday 2nd June. Booking ends Friday 29th May. The Student Night includes a ticket, a VIP area, activities and a themed cocktail all for just £10! To take advantage of this amazing deal, call the Box Office on 0115 941 9419 quoting ‘cocktail’ before Friday 29th May, before 6pm.

A Skull in Connemara is running from Friday 22nd May – Saturday 6th June May 2015 at Nottingham Playhouse. More information can be found at

Ts & Cs

Cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer. Subject to availability. Tickets cannot be exchanged to a different performance. Tickets will be allocated by Nottingham Playhouse. Tickets are non-transferrable. Proof of age may be required.