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FOR SOME 25 years, Gary Lydon has been among the most stalwart of Irish actors with a string of acclaimed performances on stage, television, and film. His credits include leading roles in Billy Roche’s Wexford Trilogy, TV series The Clinic - for which he won two IFTAs - and the films Calvary, Small Engine Repair, and Michael Collins.
TOM STOPPARD’S The Real Inspector Hound and Peter Shaffer’s Black Comedy will be the inaugural plays that open the Galway Community College’s new auditorium on Wednesday February 4 and Thursday 5 at 8pm.
A WEEKEND course in the Chekhov technique will take place in the Blue Teapot Theatre, Munster Avenue, from October 3 to 5.
The 2009 RTE All Ireland Drama Festival will get off to a flying start on Friday May 1 next as Kilmeen Drama Group from Cork take to the stage with Jimmy Murphy's touching play The Kings of the Kilburn High Road. Successfully adapted for film as Kings, this award winning work, which tells the tale of a group of Irish emigrant workers who meet up 25 years after they first set off seeking employment in England, will set the standard at this year's festival.
The amateur drama movement is a fundamental and integral part of Irish society and the RTÉ All Ireland Drama Festival has re-affirmed Athlone’s position as the Mecca for all theatre enthusiasts the length and breadth of the country.
The Orchard Theatre Company, will stage a spectacular evening of theatrical entertainment showcasing the genres of ballet, opera and Shakespearian drama.