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Mr . Scruff – Get a move on

Ryan Cullen speaks to Mr Scruff, remedy or Andy Carthy as his family more than likely call him, about marathon DJ sets, cups of tea and his upcoming gig in the Button Factory Andy Carthy (aka Mr Scruff) is generally recognised as…

Neil Delamere

A common fixture among Irish panel shows, another nationwide tour and a Viking documentary to top it off; Neil Delamere shows Ryan Cullen how his quick wit and flowing banter endeared him to audiences nationwide. In recent times, Delamere has…

‘The Uscars’ – Review

“Have you sometimes wondered what a character did before the story began or after it ended” Luigi Pirandello This quote, purchase along with influences from TV and film, was starting point for the 2012 School of Drama’s Performance Project’s show The Uscars….

Hamlet Review

  The bright lights of Dramsoc illuminate the battlements of Elsinore once more.   Though offered for the leaving Cert students, try this production directed by Keith Thompson appealed to a wider audience. With a present day setting this production…

Slabscape:Reset by S. Spencer Baker.

“Dielle immediately felt at home. He looked up. A floating platform eclipsed the sky, buy viagra its underside lighting up the faces of the people…..” Slabscape: Reset is an interesting read. It is the first in the Slabscape novel series…

The Iron Lady Review

The Iron Lady, doctor directed by Phyllida Lloyd and written by Abi Morgan, recipe is a biographical film about one of the most famous figures in the history of British politics, ailment former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher. The film takes…

‘The Shining’ – Review

“Nothing. There ain’t nothing in Room 237, cialis but you ain’t got no business going in there anyway, so stay out! You understand, stay out!” Dick Hallorann, the hotel’s chef warns young Danny Torrance when he enquires about room 237….

Event Guide 8/11/11

This week is the last chance to see the world premiere adaptation of Hugo Hamilton’s 2003 memoir Speckled People. Lauded for not being of the typical cliché ridden Frank McCourt style of “miserable Irish-Catholic childhoods” Speckled People sets itself apart…

Halloween Horror

It is Halloween time again which means it’s time for the annual ‘horror marathons’ as a stable for TV networks. However I have found that the selection here can be well rather weak, stuff and at best they contain the…

Event Guide 25/10/11

The Abbey Theatre 30th September – 29th October Monday – Saturday: 8pm Saturday matinee: 2.30pm   Marina Carr’s latest play deals with the life and times of Chekhov. Having been told he has a mere five minutes to live, Chekov…