Love's Worst Day

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Somewhere along the way, Geordie and Jane have lost each other. Life has swallowed them up in the daily grind of screaming kids, unpaid bills and a teenage son who hates the world. Whatever happened to them? They were so happy, full of plans for the future and looking forward to having a family together. Now it is an endless cycle of bad luck and struggling to make ends meet. Jane is trying to cope, Geordie can't cope, but maybe just somewhere - in a little moment in this day - Geordie and Jane are about to find each other again.

Gary Mitchell is a writer and director for television, film, radio and theatre. In 1995, he won the Stewart Parker Award for radio. In a Little World of our Own won the 1998 Irish Times Theatre Award for 'best new play'. In the same year, Gary won the Belfast Drama Award for In a Little World of our Own and Sinking and was made writer-in-residence at the Royal National Theatre, London.

Suffering, a film written and directed by Gary, was chosen as the best short film at the Belfast Festival in 2003. His script, As the Beast Sleep won a Belfast Arts Award for TV and was placed 3rd at the 2002 Prix Europa European TV Awards in Berlin. In 2006, Remnants of Fear won the Aisling Award for Art and Culture. He has written numerous radio plays for RTE and BBC and his most recent stage play will premiere this year in Derry to mark the UK City of Culture 2013.

Loves Worst Day was written by Gary Mitchell and directed in Belfast by Gemma McMullan.