'The Price of A Fish Supper' supports RNLI Troon

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Ken O'Hara's 'Mad Productions' toured Ayrshire with Catherine Czerkawska's 'The Price Of A Fish Supper', a one man play about the demise of the Ayrshire fishing industry as seen through the eyes of Rab, an ex-fisherman and alcoholic.

Coxswain Joe Millar receives the cheque from Ken O'Hara at Troon Lifeboat Station

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Coxswain Joe Millar receives the cheque from Ken O'Hara

The play, directed by Isi Nimmo, toured with Ayrshire Rural Touring Network and a leaving donation raised £250 for the RNLI.

On Tuesday 2 October 2018, Ken visited the lifeboat station to see first hand the work of the RNLI and was able to present a cheque to Coxswain Joe Millar.

After meeting Ken, Coxswain Millar said, 'We would like to thank Ken and all who donated to the leaving collection for supporting the RNLI in Troon.'

Following this years tour, Ken is hoping to perform the play at the Scottish Parliament and is planning a special performance for the RNLI next year.


RNLI Media Contacts: Andrew Limond, volunteer lifeboat press officer at Troon, 01292 314414 lifeboattroon@gmail.com

Henry Weaver, RNLI Press Officer for Scotland, 01738 642946, 07771 943026, henry_weaver@rnli.org.uk

Gemma McDonald, RNLI Regional Media Officer for Scotland, 01738 642956, 07826 900639, gemma_mcdonald@rnli.org.uk

Or contact RNLI Public Relations on 01202 336789.


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