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Social Satire: Casual Vacancy

Disguised as a ‘storm in a tea cup’ novel about small-town politics, J. K. Rowling’s first offering since Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows surprises with unflinching descriptions of the hardships of modern life. Barry Fairbrother may die in the…

‘The only honest art form is laughter’

Conor Fox finds out that ‘There’s no show like a Joe show’ at Dublin Theatre Festival Featuring music from the man himself, The Night Joe Dolan’s Car Broke Down originated in Virginia Co. Cavan and did the rounds in surrounding…

Verdict Served

Shane Meagher examines why ‘Twelve Angry Men’ is so popular 55 years after its release Twelve Angry Men is one of the most compelling films you’ll ever see. This is not because of any mind-blowing special effects or fast-paced scenes…

It’s All Done in the Best Possible Taste

Lisa Gorry goes back in time for a little period drama pooching  Nothing gets a girl going more than the sight of a laced bodice and jodhpurs, and with the return of the fantastic Downton Abbey to our screens, we…

The Sweeney

Joseph Gallagher doesn’t hold back after watching The Sweeney Director: Nick Love Starring: Ray Winstone, prostate Ben Drew, Damian Lewis, Hayley Atwell The Sweeney sees writer/director Nick Love (The Football Factory, The Business) team up with fellow screenwriter John Hodge…

Terminus: New Beginnings

Stephen West talks to Terminus Director Lisa Carroll on Dramsoc’s first show in the new theatre. This week sees Dramsoc’s first show, buy viagra Mark O Rowe’s Terminus, take to the stage in the Student Centre’s new state-of-the-art theatre. The…

Dissolving From Change

sat down with up-and-coming playwright Stefanie Preissner to discuss her latest Absolut Fringe play