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Old Red Lion Theatre

There’s a bittersweet irony to seeing Hear Me Howl the day Ireland’s Eighth Amendment is officially repealed. Perhaps it’s a stretch, but there seems...

In I Am of Ireland, Seamus Finnegan trains the keenest of eyes on his country's religious tensions, sectarian scarring, ethnic resentments and diaspora of its...

Felicity Huxley-Miners’s ‘mental health romance’ In the Shadow of the Mountain is an energetic but unpersuasive exploration of love in the time of anxiety. Dour...

Matthew Lyon’s verse play Broken wears its influences on its sleeve. It embraces that swaggering, strutting Berkovian vibe, spitting out its story of a...

There’s nothing misty-eyed about Kenneth Emson’s portrait of secondary school. Set in Essex, where the playwright grew up, his new play Plastic pinpoints the genuine terror...

Leaving their baby daughter with a sitter for the night, Bronagh and Graeme go to a party at the working men’s club across the...

Abi Morgan’s three-hander Tiny Dynamite was last seen at the Lyric Studio in 2003. As well as continuing to write for theatre, Morgan has...

Writer and director Tom Crowley’s felicitous 21st century adaptation of Great Expectations turns Dickens’ beefy Bildungsroman into two hours of funny, gripping theatre, staged...

Neither Anna nor Becca are where they are supposed to be. Teenager Becca has been forced to do community service in a hospice where...
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