Amanda Verlaque

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Meet Ursula.

She’s made it. A nice house filled with gorgeous furniture and a merc in the driveway. She doesn’t mind throwing her sister Jacinta a few quid here and there, what with her having five kids and a good-for-nothing husband to deal with.

But when Ursula falls on hard times, will she have to swallow her pride and break her promises?

The first of eight 10 minute plays, in the brand new audio play series, On The Street Where We Live.

Written by Amanda Verlaque
Ursula voiced by Mary Lindsay
Jacinta voiced by Roisin Gallagher

Age Guidance: 16+

You can’t come to our place, so we’ll come to yours.
On The Street Where We Live explores love, tragedy and redemption; hope, compassion and forgiveness. It’s funny and upbeat; tragic and heart-wrenching. It’s about real people leading unreal lives. It’s about the times we’re living through. It’s about the streets we’re living on.

Meet the Creative Team

Written by Amanda Verlaque

Amanda’s career in the creative industries began as an arts and entertainment journalist. Since then, she has more than 20 years’ award-winning experience in TV drama as a script editor, storyliner and producer before turning her attention to writing. She has showcased plays at Belfast’s Outburst Queer Arts Festival, including This Shit Happens All the Time, her response to homophobic hate crime. Amanda has been published in flash fiction and short story anthologies and she is developing work with the MAC where she is a Hatch artist. Her play Distortion was showcased by Prime Cut Productions in Belfast and in Dublin by The New Theatre. Amanda is the showrunner for On The Street Where We Live and her play Lolly features in the series.

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